Child's Sailor Dress

Au Louvre, Paris, French

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late 19th-early 20th century

Two-piece dress consists of: A. sleeveless underdress, B. over-blouse. Dress is made of ecru/yellow silk with blue-gray polka dots. The over-blouse has long sleeves embroidered with blue feather stitching at the cuffs and a blue-gray silk faille sailor collar with ties, also embroidered with blue feather stitching. The sleeveless under-dress has a pleated skirt with a linen bodice, onto which is sewn a blue-gray silk faille yoke embroidered with gold anchors.

Overall: 12 3/16 in. (31 cm)

Overall: 12 5/8 in. (32 cm)

Overall: 17 5/16 in. (44 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of John R. McLane, Jr., Class of 1938, Professor Charles B. McLane, Class of 1941, Elisabeth McLane-Bradley, Malcolm McLane, Class of 1946 and Mary Craig McLane

183.8.26932

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Textiles and Costumes

Not on view

Inscription

Label: "Au Lourve, Paris, Fillettes 28, 12.232-55"

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