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Christening dress

Ground: cream-white satin. Design: border on over-skirt and bodice sections, fruit and foliage, worked in satin stitch with pink, brown, yellow, green blue, black and faded purple silk. Trimmed with pink silk fringe. Stained. Like 38.1048 and 1047.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

38.1049

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes