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

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5410