Historical information

This lady’s cotton full length nightdress 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 Shire c1900 and this item shows the dressmaking and lacework skill of the women of these families

Physical description

Lady's white cotton, Full Length , V neck, sleeveless nightdress with lace shoulder straps and bodice. The bodice has pintucks and front bone buttons at opening.