Christening gown

Production date
Circa 1870

Object detail

Accession number
1997.174
Description
Christening gown: white cotton. Lace trim at neck with a braided trim on collar. Yoke features Broderie Anglaise vertical borders, inside are horizontal Broderie Anglaise stripes with stitching detail. Yoke is bordered with scalloped Broderie Anglaise trim. Broderie Anglaise trim on arm holes. Braid trim at waist. Central panel of skirt is a repeating pattern of pin tucking, Broderie Anglaise and scalloped Broderie Anglaise trim. This repeats 4 times. Pin tucking at hem. Closure is 2 ties, one at waist and one at neck, both drawstrings.
Collection
Credit Line
Circa 1870. Christening gown, 1997.174. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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