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Child’s dress

This girl’s dress is made from wool with a tiny printed motif of pink, blue and brown. It is in the fashionable shape of the period with an almost off-the-shoulder...

Child’s dress

This girl’s dress has a high yoke trimmed with three large lace motifs. The large puff sleeves are typical of children’s clothes in the Edwardian period. The skirt has been...

Bathing dress jacket for a doll

Although probably home-made to fit a small doll, this little outfit mirrors the styling and materials of a full adult or child’s bathing dress. Woollen fabrics such as serge and...

The Garden Seat

Kate Greenaway’s work looks back to an idyllically happy childhood. Her work dwells on the nature of a child’s experience whilst looking back to the visual styles and fashions of...

Votive plaque

This stone plaque shows a seated woman cradling a child. The woman is dressed in Greek-style clothing and the baby is wrapped in swaddling clothes and wears a pointed hat....

Doll in local costume

This small doll was donated to the museum by a woman who had received it as a child from her uncle, who went to Holland on business. The doll...

Figurine of a child

Metal figurines like this were popular in the ancient world where they were used as votive items or in household shrines. This statuette is very badly corroded but depicts a...

Dress

The silk used to make this formal gown was produced in China for the European market. The floral pattern was chosen to reflect Western tastes and hand-painted onto the silk....

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