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Object ID # 1969.006.012
Object Name Gown, Baptismal
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date 19th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Long, white cotton Christening gown with eyelet lace. There is lace at neck, yoke and sleeves. There are two buttons at the back for closure and tucks and lace at the bottom of the skirt.
Provenance Original provenance unknown. From the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. George and Nora Clarke (neƩ Parker) of Owen Sound, Grey County. No information provided about who made or wore it.
Collection Textiles, 19th-c Clothing Collection, Baby Unisex/Unknown
Material Cotton/Lace/Thread
Dimensions W-50.9 L-98.6 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County