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Child's dress: T.9-1942

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Muslin, organdy, skirt tucked, short puffed sleeves. Embroidery resembling lace on the triangular front of bodice, shaped epaulettes, edging to skirt and sleeves. A pattern of stylised flowers and leaves with scrolls, edges oversewn to very fine cord and connected by buttonhole bars, background and centres of flowers cut away, the latter with needlepoint fillings.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. Linton Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.75 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-12-19) by Linton Smith, Mrs.


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1825 CE - Circa 1874 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Skirt Height 16.5 in
Bodice Height 8.25 in

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.9-1942
Primary reference Number: 197701
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 March 2014 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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