Christening gown + Petticoat; Unknown; c.1900; 2010_89_1-2

Name/Title

Christening gown + Petticoat

About this object

1. Petticoat: White cotton petticoat, sleeveless, gathered at neck with cotton drawstring tie, tie also at drawstring waist. Skirt gathered onto drawstring waistband. Plain hem, back placket opening. All hand stitched. 2.Christening gown: white cotton, gathered at neck with a drawstring tape tie. Gathered also at front horizontal broderie anglaise waist piece, with long self ties attached. Broderie anglaise at cuffs of sleeves. Back placket opening, plain hem, machine made. c.1900 Mavis Smith turned 100 in 2010, thinks she may have used one when she was a baby.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

c.1900

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

cotton

Measurements

1= 96.5cm length x 18cm waist x 90cm hem. 2= 84.5cm length x 76cm hem

Subject and Association Description

christening gowns

Credit Line

Mavis Smith

Object Type

christening gowns

Object number

2010_89_1-2

Rights

All rights reserved

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