Handmade Christening gown, Baptismal gown using French heirloom sewing techniques, is a beautiful gown and bonnet that has an “old fashioned” appeal using state of the art embroidery. The gown is made of 100% Swiss Nelona Batiste which is a light and airy with a beautiful sheen. Fully lined in 100% Cotton Batiste, gown is easy to care for and with natural fibers, baby will be comfortable and cool.
The bodice features long sleeves, and is trimmed in French laces and silk satin ribbon. Full 72″ diameter skirt features an oval lace insertion framing an intricate machine embroidered motif of ribbons, flowers, and a centered cross.
Skirt is edged in 2″ French lace. The bonnet echoes the skirt embroidery with an embroidered ribbon framing the face, silk satin ribbon, and trimmed with the same French lace. Bonnet is easily adjustable with a silk satin ribbon tie in the back. Back closes with 3 mother of pearl buttons.
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