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Clothing, girl's dress

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

Description
A child’s cream silk frock
Size
small child
Object Registration
00164
Keywords
clothing, brighton, moorabbin, pioneers, dressmaking, market gardeners, early settlers, blackburn nance, craftwork
Historical information
This child’s cream silk dress is an example of the dressmaking skills of the women of the pioneer settlers families in Moorabbin Shire c1900
When Made
c1900
Made By
Blackburn family (Maker)
Significance
Early settlers and market gardeners established their families in Moorabbin Shire and this item shows the skill and craftsmanship of the women of these families. The Blackburn family were early settlers in Moorabbin Shire


Last updated
17 Feb 2015 at 11:47PM