#1779  Christening Gown

c. 1860   United States


Fine white cotton lawn, cotton and linen thread.

Condition: Perfect.  Ribbon ties missing in back to secure gown.

Measurements: W, 19"; L, 46"; Hem C, 82".

Comments: Undoubtedly one of the finest Christening gowns I've ever seen.  All hand sewn.  The embroidery is a work of art with fine complicated needle lace fillings.