STUNNING PRINCESS LINE VINTAGE CHRISTENING ROBE


STUNNING PRINCESS LINE VINTAGE CHRISTENING ROBE

Absolutely gorgeous, truly stunning made for the top end of the market Victorian broderie anglaise 'princess line' Christening gown dating to around the 1870's and having a most wonderfully eyecatching highly decorative central panel, this panel being totally embellished from the neckline right down to the hemline with panels of fine quality broderie anglaise, beautifully embellished on a floral theme, along with pintucks and lovely cascading whitework flounces nearing the hemline. Either side of this lovely central panel t are two side flat frills, these frills rising up from the hemline to shoulder level.

The neckline has a thin trimming of Valencienne lace, the same lace being applied to the edges of the pretty short sleeves. The back of the gown has adjustable linen ties to the neck and waistband which can be adjusted to suit baby's size. At the hemline, and radiating out from the central panel and encompassing the sides and back of the gown t are two dainty rows of pintucks along with the lovely broderie anglaise trim at the hem.

Measuring: chest......19" length......41 1/2" approximately this most eyecatching gown is in excellent condition with no holes stains or damage and having been freshly laundered is sparkling white and ready for use.

A most
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