Christening gown; Unknown; c.1910; 1989_126_1

Name/Title

Christening gown

About this object

Cream coloured silk christening gown. Bulk machine sewn, except for lace finishing's. Skirt gathered onto yoke. Skirt is three uneven pieces sewn together, large hem 12cm. Rectangle yoke from back to front with neck hole in the centre. Yoke is formed by wide strips of silk embroidered net machine lace with floral motifs. Neckline has crochet lace trim. The sleeves are bell shaped, gathered at the wrist, which are cuffed with matching lace from yoke. Two floral motifs from the lace are sewn onto front and back yoke either side of the neck. Back has a placket opening fastened with three metal hooks and hand sewn eyes. Used in 1910.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

c.1910

Medium and Materials

silk

Measurements

53.2cm length x 80cm hem

Subject and Association Description

christening outfit

Credit Line

Mrs Joy Spick

Object Type

christening gown

Object number

1989_126_1

Rights

All rights reserved

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Tags
christening
lace
silk

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