A Family Christening Robe

Rose Speakman

This christening robe dates from around 1860 and has been used for four generations of the family.

Author and Dress

Me and the dress at the Club meeting on 14th February 2001

Close up of upper part of Dress

A close up showing some of the detail on the upper part of the front panel.  The dress is still pure white - the colours in the photo are a trick of the light.

Close up of Lower panel

A close up of the work on the lower part of the panel and the border.

[we will add details of the christenings very soon]

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