Historical information

This baby’s long, white cotton christening gown is an example of the dressmaking skills of the women of the pioneer settlers families in Moorabbin Shire c1900


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 Peck family were early settlers in Moorabbin Shire

Physical description

A baby’s long, white cotton, christening gown with pin-tucks and bodice ties