ANTIQUE VICTORIAN EMBROIDERED WHITEWORK PRINCESS LINE CHRISTENING GOWN DRESS. Antique Victorian princess line christening gown, which has been produced from white cotton which has embroidered whitework to the bodice, sleeves and robing to the skirt.
The gown has a "V"shaped panel of floral embroidered whitework to the bodice which is edged with matching trim. The skirt of the gown has a deep inverted "V" panel, which has matching embroidered whitework detail.
The gown fastens to the back via a cord ties to the waist and neck, plus two fabric covered buttons. AGE - Victorian, circa 1860's.
MEASUREMENTS - Chest = 19" (under bodice/arms) Sleeve= 2½" (shoulder to cuff) Length= 43 (shoulder to hem) CONDITION - The gown is in very good condition for age and delicate nature, although there is a tear to the trim on one of the sleeves and this would need a stitch repair. There are also several old darned repairs and small tears to the robing of the skirt. Please refer to the above photographs for details of condition.
I have tried to give full and detailed descriptions of all items, but please contact if any further information or photographs are required. Please be aware that the items I sell are antique or vintage and will therefore be in a used condition (unless stated) but any damage or fault of note will be clearly described.Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates. The item "ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CHRISTENING GOWN DRESS EMBROIDERED WHITEWORK PRINCESS LINE" is in sale since Thursday, November 09, 2017. This item is in the category "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage Clothing & Accessories\Children's Vintage Clothing\Christening Outfits". The seller is "rupertandtoby" and is located in Surrey. This item can be shipped worldwide.