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Christening gown

Description

White cotton baby christening gown. Short sleeves and triangular piece at bodice laced in circular pattern. Similar panels at back central closure. Embroidered band w/ inner drawstring at Empire waist. Two floral cutwork embroidered bands at hem separated by 3 wider bands of pleated tucks. Bottom hem is floral embroidered cutwork w/ scalloped edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1858
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Christening
christening gowns
christenings
Cotton
cotton (textile)
GOWN, BAPTISMAL
Accession Number
1998.5410
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24588

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