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Accession number 2008.023
Catalog Number 2008.023.0001
Object Name Gown, Baptismal
Year Range from 1887
Year Range to 1887
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Baby's baptismal gown worn by Loren Habegger of Jordan. The gown is white cotton with a very long skirt. It is long sleeved with a round collar. Both the cuffs and collar are trimmed with white embroidered lace. Two lines of tuck pleats are seen on the cuffs above the lace. The chest of the gown is decorated with three vertical lines of tuck pleats and two strips of embroidered lace. The waist is gathered. Seen 2.5" above the hem are rows of tuck pleats around the skirt. The hem is edged with a 2.75"h band of white embroidered lace. The bottom edge of the lace is a scallop pattern. The gown has a four button closure at the back of the neck and back. No maker's labels.
People Habegger, Loren
Search Terms Baptism
Baby
Gown
Jordan