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Object Name DRESS
Catalog Number 0985.06.00001
Description Child dress of white cotton jacquard with light red triangles, pocket bands, and neck casing. The dress has a square neckline, gathered sides, cap sleeves, and a single row of three red and white colored glass buttons down the center front, back light red waist band with buttons.
Dimensions H-18.5 W-16 inches
Owned Francis Burns
Provenance This child's dress was worn by Francis Burns at the age of three. With his nurse he was threatened with arrest in Baltimore, MD, in 1861 for wearing the Confederate colors.
People Burns, Francis
Subjects Arrests
babies
boys
children
Clothing & dress
infants