Baby gown; Mary Ann Cannon; c.1900-1920; 1991_222
Baby gownAbout this object
Plain lawn gown with broderie anglaise yoke (machine made). Machine made broderie anglaise trim around neck is gathered and stitched down. Some pin tucking on upper yoke. Sleeves have gathering tape/cord at 1" above end, which is trimmed with machine made lace. Front yoke has blue (nylon) ribbon threaded through it. All machine made. Seams are French. Opening is back placket with draw tape at neck and one mother of pearl button. 'Staniland' in black ink on inside hem. Made by donors grandmother Mary Ann Cannon, in England approximately 1904. She immigrated to NZ in 1920. Gown was worn by donor and her brother and also donors mother. Four dresses in total.Maker
81.35 cm long, 63.5cm underarmSubject and Association Description
baby gownCredit Line
Betty StanilandObject Type
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