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Christening gown

Object Number: 
Z.1252
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, needlepoint lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 1/2 x 29 3/4 in. ( 95.2 x 75.6 cm )
Description: 
White cotton christening gown with a round neckline trimmed with needlepoint lace; yoke of vertical tucks and two horizontal bands of white work in the center of the bodice; long sleeves with whitework embroidered cuffs trimmed with needlepoint lace; high shirred waistline with two wide ties attached to the front; extremely long skirt with a wide hem and four horizontal tucks around the base; three mother-of-pearl buttons below the neckline in the back.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group