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Clothing, baby's gown

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society operating the Box Cottage Museum Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
A very small, baby's cotton gown with decoration and collar.
Size
small infant
Object Registration
00140
Keywords
clothing, brighton, moorabbin, pioneers, dressmaking, dendy henry, market gardeners, early settlers, craftwork
Historical information

This very small baby's cotton gown with decoration and collar is an example of the dressmaking and craftwork skills of the women of the families of the pioneer settlers and market gardeners of the Moorabbin Shire c1900
When Made
c1900
Made By
Unrecorded pioneer family (home dressmaker)
Significance
The pioneer settlers and market gardeners of Moorabbin Shire had to be self reliant and made their own clothing and utensils. This is one of many items that exhibit the skill and craftsmanship of the women in these families
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:10AM