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Object ID # 1979.036.001
Object Name Gown, Baptismal
Title Christening Gown (c. 1909)
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date c. 1909
Year Range from 1905
Year Range to 1910
Made Unknown seamstress
Place of Origin Annan, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
Description Christening gown (circa 1909), made with off-white cotton. There is an eyelet flower and stitched leaf pattern with tucks on bodice and bottom of skirt.

Provenance Maker unknown. Worn by Elizabeth Thomson (a daughter of John Thompson of Annan, Sydenham Township, Grey County), born in 1909.

She later married Elmer Armstrong (son of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Armstrong).
Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Baby Unisex/Unknown
Material Cotton/Embroidery Thread/Thread
Found Annan, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County