Baby gown; Unknown; Unknown; 1987_13_1

Name/Title

Baby gown

About this object

White cotton long sleeve hand stitched gown. Round neck with lace trim (trim is slightly tatty). Cotton tape drawstring gathers neck edge and is the only fastening for the back placket. Body of garment is gathered to neck edge at back and to yoke in front. Yoke is made up of vertical alternating strips of machine made lace and broderie anglaise. yoke has a slight V front which is trimmed coral stitched band then trimmed with the same lace. Sleeve cap is gathered onto armhole. Sleeve is gathered onto a coral stitched band then trimmed with same lace. The skirt is gored from the armpit. Self ties are attached to either end of a broderie anglaise band sewn over the front waist, band is trimmed with coral stitch, ties and hem are plain. Handmade by the donors mother Mrs Rowntree, in Waikiekie (Ararua).

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

cotton

Measurements

82cm length x 22cm shoulder x 87cm hem

Subject and Association Description

baby gown

Credit Line

Mrs Kirby

Object Type

baby gown

Object number

1987_13_1

Rights

All rights reserved

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baby gown
cotton
white

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