Silk, needlepoint lace
Overall: 36 x 27 in. ( 91.4 x 68.6 cm )
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.
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.