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Printed cotton pelisse, American, ca. 1815. This dress presents a lively and engaging textile with its overall small prints. This style of print was in high demand in the teens and although it could have been made in New England by this time, it was probably imported from England, which shipped large quantities throughout the period.

Pelisse, cotton muslin, 1815-20, American. Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. C.I.40.185.3

Boy's dress American, about 1836 United States DIMENSIONS 61 x 55 cm (24 x 21 5/8 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Cotton print and linen tapes CLAS...

Girl's dress in three parts American, about 1865 United States DIMENSIONS Dress center back: 80 cm (31 1/2 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Silk plain weave (taffeta and organza), cotton twill

Dress Date: 1810–15 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. (132.1 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Helen S. Gulick, 1999 Accession Number: 1999.224

Girl's dress in two parts (bodice) American (Boston, Massachusetts), about 1880 Boston, USA Dimensions 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: CF: 25 in. Medium or Technique Silk and cotton Classification Costumes Accession Number 53.2900a Not on view

c. 1830 [I think this is definitely off; this style is 1820-1825 at the latest], dress, American. Cotton. The Met, C.I.50.102.4

C. 1810-1815. It looks as though the undersleeves could be removed for a ball gown. With the lace at the edge of the cap sleeve, it gives it an Italian Renaissance look!

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Oh my goodness, look at that narrow bust. This is adult length (40 in), so I guess that was intended for an adult chest? Christening gown is the other option. Dress, 1796, American, cotton, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11.60.217

Dress ca. 1847 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art #1840s