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Catalog Number 0985.13.01077
Description Child's nightgown of white cotton (believed dimity), open all the way down the front. It has twelve composition buttons, long sleeves, lace cuffs, and a small falling lace collar.
Dimensions L-30 inches
Owned Gooch family
Provenance Child's nightgown belonging to the Gooch family of Louisa County, Virginia. It may have originally belonged to Susie Lightfoot Gooch (b. 1860); her Mary Evelina Toler Gooch (b. 1834); or her aunts, Martha "Mattie" F. Gooch Vaughan (b. 1837) or Elizabeth "Bettie" Pollard Gooch (b. 1839).
People Gooch family
Subjects children
Clothing & dress