A white cotton christening gown. Scoop neck with lace trim. Broderie Anglaise yoke with scalloped Broderie Anglaise trim and three horizontal panels of Broderie Anglaise. Cap sleeves with Broderie Anglaise. Gathered at waist. Central panel of skirt features alternating Broderie Anglaise and pin tucking - bordered with scalloped Broderie Anglaise trim. Centre has scalloped Broderie Anglaise at hem, rest of hem is plain. Two drawstring closures at back.
Circa 1870. Christening gown, 2012.181. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).