Christening gown

Christening gown
Title
Christening gown
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Silk, needlepoint lace
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 27 in. ( 91.4 x 68.6 cm )
Description 
Pale yellow silk christening gown with pale ochre stripes; double collar, round collar over larger square collar both trimmed with needlepoint lace; long sleeves with a loose cuff trimmed with needlepoint lace; high empire waistline with an extremely long undecorated skirt; open down the front with a pink silk ribbon at collar to tie closed.
Object Number 
Z.1318.5
Gallery Label 
According to records found with the dress, this gown was worn by Mrs. Harriet Ferry.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group