About this objectDress, child's; finely hand-stitched girl's dress of lawn (starched). Bodice has inset of broderie anglaise and Ayrshire needlework. Broderie anglaise-edged panels either side of inset extend over shoulders to form collar at back. Neckline trimmed with braid and short sleeves are edged with broderie anglaise. Gathered skirt falls from waistband and has four rows of three pintucks. Back opening fastened with two mother of pearl buttons and a narrow white cotton tape tie which is threaded around the neckline.
Medium and Materialsprocessed material, textile, cotton.
organic, animal, shell, mother of pearl
Measurementsh 585mm (shoulder to hem) x w 250mm (waistband)
Subject and Association Keywordsmanners and customs, costume. dress. fashion
Subject and Association Keywordstechnology, handicrafts, dressmaking
Subject and Association Keywordstechnology, handicrafts, homecrafts
Credit LineFrom the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".