Christening gown; [?]; 19th century; CT2000.3033
Christening gownAbout this object
Christening gown; hand-stitched fine linen gown fully-lined bodice and sleeves using a thicker cotton fabric. Swiss embroidery trim and inset of lace on skirt. Ties at waist. Back opening fastened with three linen-covered buttons and handmade cotton loops, cotton drawstring ties at waist and neck.
Possibly this gown was made for a winter Christening.
19th centuryPlace Made
processed material, textile, cotton;
processed material, textile, linen;
processed material, metal
h 100mm (shoulder to hem) x w 240mm (shoulder to shoulder)Subject and Association Keywords
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".Object Type