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Object Name DRESS
Catalog Number 0985.13.01081
Description Child dress (or young adult dress) is made of silk with horizontal white and brown stripes as well as vertical black lines. The dress is lined in brown polished cotton. It has fitted sleeves with a dark blue velvet cuff. The dress is bound on the bottom with brown woolen tape and has six button holes on the front.
Dimensions L-32 inches
Owned Gooch family
Provenance Child's dress belonging to the Gooch family of Louisa County, Virginia. It originally belonged to Susie Lightfoot Gooch (b. 1860); or her mother, 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 women
Clothing & dress