Historical information

This lady’s hand-sewn silk sleeveless nightgown 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 and this item shows the skill and craftsmanship of the women of these families

Physical description

Clothing, lady's hand sewn full length cream silk sleeveless nightgown with lacework insert