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Baptismal gown

Description

Long; white; eyelet collar and cuffs of same pattern; eyelet yoke front and back w/ scalloped edge; hem has eyelet w/ same scalloped edge as yoke; dress gathered at yoke front and back; 10 narrow tucks at hem; drawstring neckline; buttonhole closure (buttons missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1889
Material
cotton (textile)
eyelets (components)
machine-made
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Christening
christening gowns
christenings
cotton (textile)
Eyelet
eyelets (components)
GOWN, BAPTISMAL
Hand Stitched
Infant Girls' Clothing
machine-made
stitching
textiles
Accession Number
1973.140
GUSN
48824

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