Baby's dress

Object Number: 
ca. 1865
Cotton, metal
Overall: 19 x 26 3/4 in. ( 48.3 x 67.9 cm )
White cotton baby's dress with a low round neckline, shot puffed sleeves and a high band waist; pleated bodice and long full ankle length skirt; hem decorated with a zig-zag cotton line with a row of triangles on either side; metal hook and eye closures in the back at the waist.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor this baby's dress may have belonged to her mother's or her mother's younger sister in Branford, CT, around 1865.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Helen Granniss
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group