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Clothing & Textiles :
Object Name:
Gown, Baptismal
Object ID:
2013.400.115
Date:
1840
Description:
Baby's christening gown with petticoat. Handmade, embroidered on white cotton.
Initials on back 'LH' possibly Leslie Hughey?
The location of the point of the bodice (extending slightly beyond waist—line) indicates this gown was made for a boy.

Title:
Christening Gown
Dimensions:
L—170 cm
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Christening Gown - Top Back DetailChristening Gown - Top Back Detail