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Girl's frock

Girl's frock with yellow and brown stripes and black, red, pink, and green three-pointed leaves, high waist, short tucked sleeves, long gathered skirt with single tuck, drawstrings at neck and waist

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Girl's dress

American, 1815–25

Place of Manufacture

England (textile)

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 109.2 x 80 cm (43 x 31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.82

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave, plain weave linen lining, plain weave cotton tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes