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Christening mantle

Christening mantle

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1729 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk, trimmed with lace, lined

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Christening mantle and robe of silver tissue with a palmette and floral design and lined with cream silk. The mantle is edged with gold lace and the robe with gold braid. The robe opens at the back to below the waist, with a full gathered skirt and short sleeves.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1700-1729 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silk, trimmed with lace, lined

Descriptive line

Christening mantle and robe of silk trimmed with lace, England, 1700-1729


Textiles; Lace; Birth; Children's clothes


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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