Girl's Sailor Dress

Unknown American, American

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about 1898

Beige linen two-piece sailor-style dress consisting of a) under-dress (slip) with skirt attached, and b) over-blouse with long sleeves, high neck and sailor collar. Dress is decorated with rows of off-white soutash braid and 12 mother-of-pearl buttons.

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Manning Moody

2010.25.5A-B

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Textiles and Costumes

Not on view

Provenance

The dress was given to the Hood Museum costume collection in October 1980. It wasn‘t given an accession number and catalogued until 2010. (M. Spicer, 1/12/2011)

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