Baptismal gown

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Description Hand-made, short-sleeved baptismal gown of eyelet lace. The gown has a scoop neck with a seam-bound edge. Its fitted bodice features a center front panel of hand-made eyelet lace and an eyelet lace edge. The skirt also has a hand-made eyelet lace border. The back-gathered bodice has drawstrings at the neckline and waist.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 38 inches length
11 1/2 inches width (shoulder)
Nomenclature Christening gown
Subjects Used in Pennsylvania, United States
Children and adolescents
Clothing. Children's Dresses. Infants'. 1860-1890s
Clothing. Children's Special Purpose Clothing & Uniforms
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1857 - Not later than 1861
(Two Jarden children were born between 1857 and 1861.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6131.1

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