gown; christening

Maker
Helen Myles
Production date
1870s
Description
Christening gown long white A line decorated with an ornate embroidered pattern of flowers and leaves and short sleeves. Trim on boat neck and sleeve ends. Closes at the back with two drawstrings one at neck and one at waist. Lace added in at back along opening, possibly for larger baby than original wearer.
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Department
Maker
Production date
1870s
Associated date
1870s
Associated person
Associated notes
The objects were probably used for all the family members
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:W 20.5cm (W 8 1/16")
Dimensions:L 1m 15cm (L 3' 9 1/4")
Accession number
1999-069-001