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Child's dress in two parts; yellow taffeta; long bodice hooked down back; short standing collar; long straight sleeves edged with Valenciennes lace ruffles; pocket on each side of peplum; skirt trimmed near bottom with folds and pleats of same yellow taffeta and lined with glazed white cotton;...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Carroll Perkins

American (Boston, Massachusetts), about 1880

Object Place

Boston, USA


58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: CF: 25 in.

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Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts