Child's dress. White muslin with bobbin lace. Valenciennes and embroidery. Fastening at back with pearl buttons. Neck rounded and edged with lace and openwork embroidery. Round yoke with two insertions of lace on each shoulder and embroidered in white silk thread in satin stitch and openwork with design of ribbons and flowers. Long sleeves gathered into armhole and embroidered cuffs edged with lace. Bodice gathered into yoke and waist with an applied band with buttonholed slits for ribbon. Skirt full, gathered into waist and embroidered with ribbon and flower motif round base with three tucks and edging of lace.
shoulder to waist: 18.4cm
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