Cotton, muslin, needlepoint lace
Overall: 25 1/2 x 26 in. ( 64.8 x 66 cm )
White cotton child's dress printed with a brown, beige, tan, red, pink and blue floral pattern all over; high round neckline trimmed with eyelet lace; triangular white cotton yoke at the front of the bodice decorated with whitework and openwork embroidery; the rest of the bodice front is pleated; long "leg of mutton" sleeves, wide and puffed at the shoulder tapering towards the wrist; muslin cuff decorated with a openwork scroll pattern and trimmed with needlepoint lace; openwork band around the waistline; round knee-length skirt lightly pleated at the waistline; three mother-of-pearl buttons up the back of the bodice.
According to records found with the dress, this dress was worn by Mrs. Harriet Ferry.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.