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Baptismal gown

Description

Long; cream w/ embroidered net skirt and net bodice; cap sleeves w/ tan silk bows at shoulder and sash at waist; yoke and peplum trimmed w/ beige lace; lined w/ cream silk; drawstring tie at neckline.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Handwritten note: ""Mrs. Roger Cabot/ Harriet Cabot/ Can this go to SPNEA/ Post Period!""
Material
embroidering
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
christening gowns
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
GOWN, BAPTISMAL
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
Net
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
Accession Number
1988.393
GUSN
15465

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