Baptismal gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1905

GUSN

GUSN-41472

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

Descriptive Terms

christening gowns
cotton (textile)
stitching
Infant Girls' Clothing
Hand Stitched
GOWN, BAPTISMAL

Inscription

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.""

Additional Identification Number

A4378

Maker

Reynolds, Lucretia (Maker)

Accession Number

1988.372