CIRCA 1830, FINE LAWN CHRISTENING GOWN W/WHITEWORK.A elegant and ethereal gown made with the finest gossamer linen. Refined and with a graceful beauty, this lovely gown has  a lovely whitework embroidered bodice with florets scattered over the tiny sleeves , ,scalloped worked edging all around the neckline  and large whitework bouquets with Needlepoint fillings  on the edge  of the front panel. There are garlands of further leaves and flowers around all the double ruffles and larger flowers on all the scalloped edges. A beautiful gown early gown. In mainly very good condition, there is one repair on a side seam and some spotting on neckline that just needs some spot work done . A rare design early design, simplicity and elegance are the key words for this lovely gown. Much more beautiful than the pictures!(Item #ACC108)