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Christening gown

Object Number: 
Z.1248
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, needlepoint lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 1/2 x 28 in. ( 90.2 x 71.1 cm )
Description: 
White cotton christening gown with a round neckline trimmed with needlepoint lace; long sleeves with a folded cuff decorated with rows of drawnwork and trimmed with needlepoint lace; half-moon yoke with alternating stripes of vertical tucks and drawnwork, trimmed with needlepoint lace; gathered below the yoke; drawnwork seam above the hem; three covered buttons up the back.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group