Beautiful Antique Lawn Christening Gown with Lace and Broiderie Anglais
It is beautifully made shorter style gown in a white cotton lawn. A very fine, sheer, delicate fabric. It has a small narrow lace collar, and whitework embroidery and needle lace in alternating panels to the yolk.
The sleeves have whitework and lace at the cuff.
The dress falls away in feathered gathers from a run of drawn work at the yolk towards the hem. The skirt has beautiful broiderie anglais and whitework embroidery lavishly scattered over it.
The back of the gown is the same as the front, but for a two button opening.
Please look at all of the photographs carefully, along with this description, for a full reflection of the gown. It is in a good condition for its age.
The measurements are, length from shoulder to hem: 47cm/18.5inches. Under arm to under arm:27cm/10.5inches. Underarm to cuff of sleeve 12cm/5inches. It is most suited to a small baby, please check measurements if you are buying this for a specific infant
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