Historical information

Part of Graham Collection, donated by the Family of Misses Mary and Edith Maude Graham, of 4 Blair Street, Portland.

Physical description

Cream silk child's dress.
Elbow-length gathered sleeves with smocking at wrists.
2-panels of hand crocheted lace forming a 3-panel yoke with central insert of cream embroidery.
Full-length dress in silk with two rows of smocking on bodice.
At base of dress are two panels of 6 rows of pin-tucking, separated panel of lace over silk backing.
Lace at neck.
Opening in centre back with 7 button holes and 5 mother-of-pearl buttons with striution carved design.
Cream satin ribbon runs under smocking at back and sewn into side seams.