Christening gown; [?]; 19th century; CT81.1232c

Name/Title

Christening gown

About this object

Christening gown; finely handstitched lawn gown with Swiss embroidery trim. Ayrshire needlework on yoke and skirt, feathe rstitching on yoke. Lace trim around waist. Back opening fastens with two cotton tape drawstring ties at neck and waist.

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

[?]

Date Made

19th century

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, textile, cotton

Measurements

h 930mm (shoulder to hem) x w 220 (shoulder to shoulder)
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, costume. dress. fashion

Subject and Association Keywords

religions. mythology. rationalism. religious life

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, dressmaking

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, homecrafts

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

clothing

Object number

CT81.1232c

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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