Christening gown

Production date
Circa 1870
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Object detail

Accession number
Christening gown: white lawn. Plain square collar. Yoke features central panel of alternating pintucking and Broderie Anglaise. Scalloped Broderie Anglaise trim on both sides of panel, and continues to back of garment. Sleeves are Broderie Anglaise cap sleeves. Stitching detail at waist. Central panel of skirt features alternating pin tucking, Broderie Anglaise stripe and scalloped Broderie Anglaise. Bordered with vertical stripes of Broderie Anglaise trim. Pin tucking repeats at hem on rest of skirt. Two drawstring ties at back and a linen covered button.
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Credit Line
Circa 1870. Christening gown, 1997.178. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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