Historical information

This is a hand worked lace panel for laying over a baby's dress for a Christening ceremony. It is an example of the dressmaking and lacework skills of the women of the early settlers families in Moorabbin Shire in the early 20th C


Early settlers and market gardeners established their families in Moorabbin Shirec1900 and this item shows the skill and craftsmanship of the women of these families

Physical description

A hand-worked lace panel with collar and armholes that would be placed over another white baby's gown for a christening or special event