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Catalog Number 2005.145
Description Baby Dress, c. 1940s. Cream colored linen baby dress with machine-made embroidered design. Cream colored lace trim along bottom, sleeves, and neck of dress. Dress has cream colored linen band (0.25 inch) around sleeves above lace trim with a small embroidered circle at top. Around the neck there is an embroidered green and pink floral heart, blue ribbon design on sides of heart, and three small flowers on each side of the neck. Extending the length of the dress, in the center, there are three embroidered flowers. Extending the width of the dress, along the bottom, there are four embroidered flower. At the top of the dress, extending across the shoulders, there are four pleats on each side. There are two seams extending the sides of the dress. The top of the back has a 6 inch slit with two buttons and loops, to secure dress.
Object Name Dress
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title Baby Dress, c. 1940s
Date c. 1940s
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text none
Dimensions H-16.5 W-19.875 inches
Search Terms Children
Children Fashions
Costume and Fashion
Subjects Children
Children's clothing & dress
Clothing & dress