- Item 105471 - Olive Gray's childhood dress, North Yarmouth, ca. 1785
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 105471
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A rare eighteenth century cotton survivor, this modest small child's dress belonged to Olive Gray, born May 25, 1779.Show Details
With a square neck, pin-tucked bodice and short frilled edge sleeves, this dress is made of a coarse cotton. The fabric was block printed with a red (madder) and blue (indigo) floral pattern. It bears a label stating: "1779. Worn by Miss Olive Gray, born in North Yarmouth, Maine."