Christening gown

Production date
Circa 1870

Object detail

Accession number
Christening gown: white cotton. Lace trim at wide scoop neck. Yoke features 5 vertical stripes of Broderie Anglaise, bordered with scalloped Broderie Anglaise frill which continues to back of neck. Cap sleeves with Broderie Anglaise scalloped trim. Braid trim on waist. Skirt has a central panel with alternating pin tucks and Broderie Anglaise. Bordered with a scalloped Broderie Anglaise frill. Hem features scalloped Broderie Anglaise. Two drawstring closures at back.
Credit Line
Circa 1870. Christening gown, 1997.173. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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