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girl or boy? Looks like boy to me (clothes and face), but center part...

girl or boy? Looks like boy to me (clothes and face), but center part...

vintage everyday: Early Tinted Photography – 25 Stunning Hand-Coloring Photographs of Lovely Children from the 1850s

vintage everyday: Early Tinted Photography – 25 Stunning Hand-Coloring Photographs of Lovely Children from the 1850s

This girl's pink dress clearly shows its construction details. the bodice is cut from a single piece of fabric, folded at shoulder and the side seam sewn. Notice that the sleeves are not sewn to the bodice, they were cut as one piece with it. The waistline is a corded hem of the bodice, to which the skirt is cartridge pleated. Ribbon trim was used to make a linear decoration at sleeves and hem. A lace petticoat shows beneath the skirt      Argonaut Museum

This girl's pink dress clearly shows its construction details. the bodice is cut from a single piece of fabric, folded at shoulder and the side seam sewn. Notice that the sleeves are not sewn to the bodice, they were cut as one piece with it. The waistline is a corded hem of the bodice, to which the skirt is cartridge pleated. Ribbon trim was used to make a linear decoration at sleeves and hem. A lace petticoat shows beneath the skirt Argonaut Museum

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