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Object Name Dress
Catalog Number 1975.9.104
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Cotton
Dimensions H-16 W-11 inches
Description This is a child's white cotton dress with short sleeves and a full skirt. The neckline is wide and off the shoulders. The sleeves are short cap sleeves shaped like overlapping petals. The bodice is plain with no fitted pieces or gathers. The skirt is short with a shaped overlay pieces that is attached at the waist and is pointed in the front, back and sides. There are twelve horizontal pleats around the hem on the main skirt which is made of panels and is not gathered or pleated. The center back is open to the waist with five buttons. There may have previously been decorative edging throughout the dress.
Collection Mrs. Robert VanMeter Collection
Subjects Children
Children's clothing & dress
Dress
Search Terms Children's clothing
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS