so romantic . . . Dress and Mantle, c. 1840s.

Early Victorian Dress Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk, trimmed with silk braid, lined with cotton, hand-sewn

1840 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Costume Institute Benefit Fund, 1999 Accession Number:

The huge gigot sleeves on this vibrant polychrome roller printed cotton child's dress date it squarely in the romantic era, mid 1830s, when sleeves were at their fullest.

The huge gigot sleeves on this vibrant polychrome roller printed cotton child's dress date it squarely in the romantic era, mid when sleeves were at their fullest.

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