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Dress 80cm long; handkerchief 22cm square
Place of Origin
South Australia
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1900-1929 Early)/1909
Registration Number
Carrickmacross Appliqué,Net Appliqué,
Christening Costume,Costume - Children,Dresses,Handkerchiefs,

Physical Description

Christening robe with front skirt and bodice panels worked in appliqué on net in the style of Carrickmacross. The bold design is flowers and leaves in a tall vase with sprays of flowers and a large bow and a border of clover leaves. There is a variety of needlerun net fillings. A matching handkerchief has a centre of cotton lawn with a wide border of embroidered net with a design of clover leaves and flowers and a ribbon edge.

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