Ayrshire whitework Christening gown. Traditionally, the tip of the triangular bodice would be tucked in for a baby girl or left out for a boy. The floral whitework on the skirt front, bodice and sleeves is extremely fine, with some  excellent filling stitches.


Condition is very good for its age, with a couple of tiny holes in the fine lawn.


c1840.


White in colour.


Measures approx. 115cm (45”) from shoulder to hem, with a skirt length of 95cm (37”) and width of 115cm (45”).


SOLD


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Ayrshire Whitework Christening Gown    #Ayr01