Historical information

This baby's white cotton Christening gown is an example of the dressmaking 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 skill and craftsmanship of the women of these families

Physical description

Baby's long sleeved white cotton christening gown with 2cm bands of pintucks on yoke and long ties. Bone button fastens at nape