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CHRISTENING GOWN

c. 1850
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Overview

Infants christening gown.
Cotton lawn with applique and drawn thread.
Bodice has flower and leaf design with small scollops going on to shoulders.
Zigzag pattern on bottom of gown and on seams down front panel with an opening at back.
It is tied with ribbon and one button (which is missing). Has few holes, darned at front.

Historical information

Was used for all the Whitfield family children

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-37-2001.272
Item type
Material
Width
73 cm
Height or length
110 cm
Year
c. 1850
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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Christening gown
Christening gown

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