Christening gown

Production date
Circa 1870

Object detail

Accession number
Christening gown: white cotton. Wide neck with scalloped Broderie Anglaise collar. Yoke features Broderie Anglaise with pin tucking panels either side. Short sleeves with scalloped Broderie Anglaise cuffs. Central panel of skirt has a design starting halfway down skirt and it features alternating pin tucks, Broderie Anglaise, pintucks and Broderie Anglaise frill. Pattern repeats 3 times. Central panel is bordered by scalloped Broderie Anglaise trim. Rest of skirt has 5 pin tucks close to hem. Closure is 2 drawstrings and one button at back of garment.
Credit Line
Circa 1870. Christening gown, 1997.175. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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