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This garment was, in its first life, the wedding dress of Emily Rudman Tripp of Utica, New York. Tripp altered her gown into a christening dress for her first grandchild about 1870. The intricate design along the front consists of cutwork with buttonhole embroidery.


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Christening Dress

creator   Emily Rudman Tripp
date   1890-1900
height   37.0"
width   31.5"
process/materials   cotton
item type   Ceremonial Artifact/
accession #   #1970.18.01

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