Christening gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-26431

Description

Machine sewn white cotton christening gown w/ machine made lace at collar, cuffs, empire waist, alternating across botton and scalloped along bottom edge. 3 white buttons at back for closure--1 missing. Gathered at empire waist. 3 strips of lace coming down from neckline on front. Puffed shoulders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

christening gowns
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine sewing (technique)
christenings
Cotton
Lace
Machine Sewn
Christening
GOWN, BAPTISMAL

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

2000.3