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Child's dress

Description: Child's dress of white lightweight cotton organdy. Knee length; short puffed sleeves with ruffled lace edging. High round neck with ruffled lace edging. Skirt gathers at natural waist; belt of red velvet across front has large one inch buttons at either end that button onto white organdy belt pieces that tie in the back. Center back buttons down to waist with four buttons. Full skirt has four inch wide hem with built in organdy crinoline. Apron attached at waistline in front has ruffled lace trim and lace ribbon sewn across the middle; below this lace the bottom of apron has embroidered flowers (white daisies with yellow centers, red flowers with yellow centers, blue flowers, multiple shades of green leaves and stems). Matching embroidery on bodice from waist to yoke; yoke seam is covered by lace ribbon. Combined designer/retailer label at back neckline: "Made Expressly for / Neiman-Marcus / by Helen Lee"
Date: 1958
Creator: Lee, Helen
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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