Child's printed cotton dress

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Description Child's size 2 printed cotton dress with brown and red star and dot print. The dress has a plain bodice with a square, wide neckline, ruffled cap sleeves and a back button closure. The full skirt is gathered at the waist and the bodice is lined in white cotton. This was the first short dress worn by Genevieve (Ives) Schwarg of Dodge Center, Minnesota, a teacher and librarian active in the women's suffrage movement.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 23 inches length
10 inches width (shoulder)
Nomenclature Dress (garment)
Subjects Owned/used by: Schwarg, Genevieve Ives
Used in Dodge Center, Dodge County, Minnesota, United States
Children's clothing
Women's Suffrage
Suffrage Movement
Clothing. Children's Dresses. Girls'. 1860-1890s
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1861
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6832.4

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