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Made by: Lucile

Currently in storage

About this object

Child's high-waisted party dress of ivory colored silk taffeta with a tulle overlay. The tulle of skirt and ruffle around collar have decorative embroidered floral motif. Small cap sleeves and the hem of the garment are finished with a scalloped cut edge. A decorative flat bow and 2-1/2" wide satin ribbon streamers are attached at waist and shoulder.

costume, post family
Object name:
Made from:
Silk taffeta -- tulle -- satin ribbon
Made in:
Date made:
H. 6 1/2 in. (shoulder to waist front); H. 6 1/2 in. (shoulder to waist back); Dia. 21 in. (waist circumference); H. 30 in. (waist to hem front); H. 30 in. (waist to hem back); Dia. 80 in. (hem circumference)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
LABEL: K-83-1-5 [at center back on skirt closure, handwritten in black ink] TAG: GR. Sie. 81350 / (G..y)...nayfly [at center back hem; small printed label in green-ochre stitched flat (GR.Sie. is printed); the remainder of the text is handwritten in pencil]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973