Historical information

This white christening gown was possibly worn by the donor, Mrs. W.N. Barnard.


This 18500s christening gown is representative of gowns worn for this ceremony in the 1850s.

Physical description

Child's long, white christening gown, capped sleeves. Hand sewn, inserted panel in bodice and skirt, embroidered and eyelets. Circa 1850's. Possibly worn by Mrs W.N. Barnard when she was christened.