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Object Name Dress
Catalog Number 1977.31.85
Date ca. 1858
Material(s) Cotton
Dimensions H-31.5 W-10 inches
Description This infant dress is made of a calico fabric. The print is a floral and vine pattern in brown on an off-white background. The bodice is made of three panels of fabric that are sewn together at the sides. The back of the dress has a twelve button closure. The sleeves are made of one panel of fabric each and gathered at the shoulder and cuff. The skirt is made of one panel of fabric that is gathered and pleated at the waistline. The dress has a smocked area approximately 1 inch above the waistline on the bodice. The piece appears to be hand stitched.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Children's clothing & dress
Search Terms Baby clothes
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS