Christening gown

Production date
Circa 1870
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Christening gown: lawn. Wide scoop neck with lace frill and collar of lace. Yoke is square with 2 horizontal lace insertions and 2 panels of thin pin tucking. Lace frill at edge of yoke. Waist has lace insertion. Short puffed sleeves with lace insertion at shoulders and pin tucking either side. Cuffed with a lace trim. Central panel of skirt features 3 sets of thin pin tucking and 2 lace insertions running horizontally, with vertical lace border. Lower half of entire skirt is Broderie Anglaise with a scalloped hem. Broderie Anglaise pattern is large and floral. No closures.
Credit Line
Circa 1870. Christening gown, 1997.166. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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