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Christening gown

Object Number: 
Z.1171.50
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, needlepoint lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 x 32 in. ( 88.9 x 81.3 cm )
Description: 
White cotton christening gown with a round neckline trimmed with needlepoint lace; yoke of vertical tucks and whitework vines in the center of the bodice; long sleeves with folded cuffs with three rows of tucks trimmed with needlepoint lace; high waistline; extremely long skirt with a wide undecorated hem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. M.H. Morse, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group