Baby gown; Unknown; Unknown; 1987_13_2

Name/Title

Baby gown

About this object

White cotton, long- sleeved, completely hand stitched gown. Square neckline is drawn by white cotton tape. Neck edge is trimmed with a gathered ruffle and casing is made with a trim of coral stitched tape. Body of garment is gathered to this neck edge as is sleeve cap. Back placket is fastened only by tie at neck. Sleeves are trimmed at cuff with tightly gathered frill, when cuff is turned back a row of coral stitching along cuff edge is exposed. 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. Plain hem is coral stitched over hem join.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

cotton

Measurements

82.5cm length x 18cm neck x 81cm hem

Subject and Association Description

baby gown

Credit Line

Mrs Kirby

Object Type

baby gown

Object number

1987_13_2

Rights

All rights reserved

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Tags
baby gown
cotton
white

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