Christening gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1858

GUSN

GUSN-24588

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

Descriptive Terms

christening gowns
cotton (textile)
christenings
Cotton
Christening
GOWN, BAPTISMAL

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5410