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dress or child's nightgown
  • Elizabeth Holmes
    active: United States
  • dress or child's nightgown, circa 1832
  • Where object was made: United States
  • muslin
  • Object Length: 78.74 cm
    Object Length: 31 in
  • Gift of Mrs. W. H. Sears
  • Not on display
  • 1930.0020
Description

Baby dress with gathered boat neck, draw strings at back and front. Tiny cap sleeves which button with two buttons on shoulder. Small plain ruffles at neck and edge of sleeve. Arm seams overcast, side seams machine stitched, selvaged edges used on side seams.