Christening gown; lawn. High Victorian. Lace at wide neck. Central panel featureing alternating panels of Broderie Anglaise and pintucking. Bordered with Broderie Anglaise scalloped trim. Braid trim and gathered at waist. Broderie Anglaise trim at shoulder. Gathered sleeves with Broderie Anglaise trim at cuff. 3 lines of pin tucking that encircle the skirt where there is no other decoration. Closure is 2 drawstrings and small button.
Circa 1830-1850. Christening gown, 1997.160. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).