Child's Dress, 1810-1825

Summary

This pink dress is representative of the simple, short-waisted dresses with ruffled details that became fashionable in America during the early nineteenth century. A young girl would have worn it over pantalets, a child's version of the pantaloons that were also in style during the period.

This pink dress is representative of the simple, short-waisted dresses with ruffled details that became fashionable in America during the early nineteenth century. A young girl would have worn it over pantalets, a child's version of the pantaloons that were also in style during the period.

Artifact

Dress (Garment)

Date Made

1810-1825

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

United Kingdom, England 

Creator Notes

Made in the United States or England.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

35.596.39

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Silk (Textile)
Crepe (Textile)
Cotton (Textile)

Color

Pink (Color)

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