Christening gown; [?]; c1870s; CT78.905c
Christening gownAbout this object
Christening gown; Exquisitely hand-stitched and detailed gown with Ayrshire needlework inserts on bodice and skirt, tucks on skirt. Bodice lined with muslin, fastened at back with two cotton drawstring ties.
Has petticoat of fine [linen?], machine-stitched, with narrow shoulder straps, tucks and lace edging (see CT78.906).
processed material, textile, cottonMeasurements
h 1010mm (shoulder to hem) x w 160mm (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