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Baptismal gown

Description

Long; white; rounded yoke of vertical bands of embroidery alternating w/ bands of lace w/ meander pattern; lace ruffle neckline; long sleeves w/ eyelet and lace ruffle; band of floral embroidery at hem; skirt gathered at front at yoke.

Details

Maker
Reynolds, Lucretia (Maker)
Date
ca. 1905
Inscriptions
Handwritten note at hem--lower back: ""Ellen's Christening dress/ lace and embroidery/ taken from one of/ the old baby dresses./ Made by Lucretia Reynolds/ March 1905.""
Material
cotton (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
christening gowns
cotton (textile)
GOWN, BAPTISMAL
Hand Stitched
Infant Girls' Clothing
stitching
Accession Number
1988.372
GUSN
41472

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