Christening gown

Production date
Circa 1870
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Christening gown: white cotton. Lace trim at neck with scalloped edging. Central panel of yoke is a reapeated pattern of 3 horizontal pin tucks and a Broderie Anglaise insertion, with a Broderie Anglaise scalloped trim on either side of yoke. Long sleeves with Broderie Anglaise cuff and lace trim. Central panel of skirt has a reapeating pattern of small pin tucks, large pin tuck and Broderie Anglaise - with Broderie Anglaise scalloped frill trim. Hem is a scalloped Broderie Anglaise trim. Small pin tucks to rest of skirt that doesn't featured the central panel. Closure is 2 ties - one at waist and one at neck.
Credit Line
Circa 1870. Christening gown, 1997.169. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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