Girl's Clothing Around 1770
This child is dressed in the manner of the mid-to-late 18th century. In the 21st century, little boys don't wear dresses, but in the 18th century they dressed in gowns like this until they were about 5 years old. Little boys did not wear caps like the girls did.
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