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Christening Gown (France)

This is a Christening gown. It is dated 1875–1900 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is linen and cotton and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Robert B. Noyes. It is credited Gift of Robert B. Noyes.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 101.6 × 80 cm (40 × 31 1/2 in.)

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Christening Gown (France); linen and cotton; H x W: 101.6 × 80 cm (40 × 31 1/2 in.); Gift of Robert B. Noyes; 1940-81-30

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