Victorian Christening Gown with Exquisite Hand Embroidery - Newborn Size - Antique - 1900s - Lace-Trim - Carved-Shell Buttons - 26913

$ 92.50

This wonderful antique infant's christening dress has a fitted yoke with eyelet sprigs embroidery and micro-fine pleating at the seam. There's poinsettia embroidery to the lace-trimmed cuffs, and an intricate embroidered hem border.

Infant's Size

Chest 19; Neck to Hem 32.75 Inches


None, expertly hand made with machine-sewn seams and hand-finishing

Fine white cotton batiste, matching white hand-wrought embroidery, serpentine motif brocade trim and crochet lace

Three petite white carved shell buttons at back neck


Condition Detail
Near-excellent, has a 1/4-inch tear at left bodice front and back, a very minor single gray scuff at back bodice and a 1-inch tear & very faint tan mark at lower back skirt that is hard to notice when worn; overall very wearable

Wear Recommendation
Wearable with caution

Washing Instructions
Cold hand wash, shape and dry flat, press on medium-high setting

*your chest, waist & hip measurements will fit those listed if your measurements equal what€™s listed or are slightly smaller
*to get actual fabric widths, add two inches at the chest, one inch at the waist, two inches at the hip
*size we list is a modern size equivalent, any size listed on label is a vintage size (which can be very different than a modern size)

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