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Antique Silk Christening Gown and cape, 19th Century Christening Gown, Heirloom Christening Gown, Antique Christening Cape Silk Exceptional

Antique Silk Christening Gown and cape, 19th Century Christening Gown, Heirloom Christening Gown, Antique Christening Cape Silk Exceptional

Regular price £190.00 GBP
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CIRCA: 1850-1900
MATERIALS: Silk and Silk Lining With Silk Embroidery matching cape
CONDITION: Excellent Vintage Condition - some marks as photographs show

Introducing the Antique Silk Christening Gown and Cape, a breathtaking piece from the 19th century that exudes an exceptional level of sophistication and luxury. This heirloom-quality christening gown and cape set is made from high-quality silk and is the perfect choice for parents looking to create a memorable and meaningful experience for their little one's christening day.

Crafted from exquisite antique silk fabric, this christening gown and cape set has been carefully preserved and passed down through generations, making it a true piece of history. The delicate details and intricate embroidery on the gown and cape are a testament to the skilled craftsmanship of the era, making it a stunning addition to any collection of antique clothing.

The exceptional quality of this Antique Silk Christening Gown and Cape set is sure to make your little one stand out on their special day. The luxurious feel of the silk against their skin and the timeless elegance of the design will create an unforgettable moment that will be cherished for years to come.

Whether passed down as a cherished family heirloom or worn for a special occasion, this Antique Silk Christening Gown and Cape is a rare and exquisite piece that captures the essence of a bygone era. This is a truly exceptional set that will be treasured for generations.


Chest : 61 cm/ 24”"
Neck : 31cm / 12”
WAIST: 76 cm/ 30"
Sleeve 15.5cm / 6”
LENGTH (from shoulder) : 94 cm/ 37"


LENGTH (from shoulder) : 64 cm/ 25”

This beautiful billowing cream silk beautiful antique English heirloom Silk Christening gown which dates from about 1850-1900 in finest Silk with exquisite silk embroidery detail can be worn with both billowing silk outermost or ribbed silk with beautiful collar detail matching silk cape this heirloom antique is in truly exceptional condition given her grand age with some minor stains that I will continue to treat gently and carefully not to damage the Silk and she has only a single loose seam.

A high neckline and cuffed puff sleeves which was the fashion during the early part of the 19th century and fastened with a Single hook and eye and a mother of Pearl button

tiny perfect hand embroidered silk thread panels and hand made cut work frills - all very skilled work

This Silk Christening gown has a matching cape and is truly adorable piece of British aristocracy history.

I have tried to show all of the stains as shown but they are on the lighter silk -

I have carefully washed and steamed the gown and cape so it is ready to wear or collect an absolute beauty, with gorgeous details a truly exceptional high quality items.

Each unique item that I sell has its own history and personality and even though some show signs of being pre-loved, that is part of the charm!

Any faults are described as accurately as possible but please bear in mind antique and vintage textiles sometimes bear the traces of a previous life.

However I personally ensure that every piece is thoroughly cleaned, pressed and carefully stored so it will always reach you in the best possible condition.

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