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Clothing & Textiles :
Object Name:
Gown, Baptismal
Object ID:
2018.313.003
Date:
c1900
Description:
Baby's Christening gown of cream coloured silk. There is an embroidery pattern of flowers and leaves on the top part of the gown. In the middle there are small embroidered circles and along the lower part of the gown there are flowers and leaves with coronets. There is a small piece of lace on the neck line and on the edges of the sleeves. Along the bottom edge is a scallope pattern. On the back are two mother of pearl buttons.
Title:
Christening Gown
Dimensions:
L—72 cm
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Christening Gown, details at the topChristening Gown, details at the top
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Christening Gown, details in the middleChristening Gown, details in the middle
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