Infant's cream rayon dress.
Front: Round neckline with crochet edging threaded with narrow cream satin ribbon. Centre front bodice has insertion of cream cotton lace and a tiny pintuck either side. Waist has a crochet insertion threaded with narrow white ribbon. Skirt is gathered onto waist. On the front of the skirt is cream satin embroidery of floral sprays and some drawn thread work. Around the hem is a band of cream cotton lace (same as centre front bodice).
Back: Centre back opening in bodice with edges turned back and hemmed and a tiny pintuck on each side. One very small mother of pearl button and hand made buttonhole. Ties of ribbon at neck and waist.
Sleeves: Set in short sleeve with a little gathering at the top. Insertion crochet at armhole where sleeve meets. Shoulder has crochet insertion instead of seam. Narrow crochet edging to sleeve hem.
Construction: One French seam in skirt. Hand sewn.
|Year Range from||1930|
|Dimensions||W-27 L-44 cm|
Raymond, Wynne A