Christening gown

Object Number: 
Z.1255
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, needlepoint lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 32 in. ( 91.4 x 81.3 cm )
Description: 
White cotton christening gown with a round neckline trimmed with needlepoint lace; yoke of vertical tucks and white work vines in the center of the bodice; long sleeves with folded cuffs with three rows of tucks and a band of whitework vines trimmed with needlepoint lace; high waistline; extremely long skirt with a wide undecorated hem; three needlepoint lace covered buttons below the neckline in the back.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group