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Victorian Era White Antique Dress for a child. It is made with a linen soften by age, with tiny pleats on the chest and arms. Large puffy sleeves. The dress is from 1880-1900. May have been for a Christening or Confirmation.

It lacks buttons on the back. However if buttons had any metal on them, such as a metal type loop on a MOP button, the buttons would be removed as not to rust the dresses fabric during storage. It is a wonderful example of a childs dress 150 years ago. There is one pin-head size hole. Excellent antique condition.

The pleating on this child's dress is work extensive. Rarely seen in today clothing.

Size:

Length 30 inches Shoulders across 9 inches Sleeves 15 inches long waist 18 inches.

Authentic Victorian Style for a Girls Dress of that Era. Most children and adults only had a few dresses. They were changed up by collars and dicky's. This was likely for a Christening, Confirmation, or Sunday dress.

From a collection of heirloom gowns for a span of 5-6 generations.

Note: In researching this dress I found that this never had buttons but was laced up by ribbon. I can see that now, as the button holes are on both sides of the dress and at the same levels. So a ribbon was laced through as would a lace on a shoe! Cleaver. Buttons in this era were made of natural substances and buttons were more of a luxury, made of tortoise, seeds, ivory, metal, wood, enamel, and were labor intensive to make, with no plastic at this time.

Item ID: 18Cloth200


Gender: Female, Age Group: Kids, Color: White, Size: listed

Victorian Era Dress for Girl Christening Gown Linen Pleated Embroidery

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