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Robin No 153 Baby's Complete Layette by "Robin"

Knitting Pattern Booklet
1930-1939 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Pattern type: Knitting
Age: 16" chest

8-page knitting booklet for a baby's layette:
1. square shawl, knitted in a textured pattern with lacy borders
2. dress with short sleeves, lacy collar and hem, and button-through bodice
3. matinee coat with V-neck, wrist-length sleeves, drawstring waist and lacy hem
4. pixie hood, with lacy turn-back brim and ribbon ties
5. beret
6. closed-foot leggings with elasticated waist and drawstring ribbons at ankles
7. mittens (referred to as 'gloves') with lacy cuffs and wrist drawstrings
8. bootees, with lacy tops and drawstring ribbons at the ankles
9. wrapover vest with short sleeves and shoulder fastening
10. pilch with elasticated waist


Object details

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Object type
TitleRobin No 153 Baby's Complete Layette by "Robin" (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Printed paper with photographic illustration
Brief description
Knitting pattern Booklet; English, 1930-39
Physical description
Pattern type: Knitting
Age: 16" chest

8-page knitting booklet for a baby's layette:
1. square shawl, knitted in a textured pattern with lacy borders
2. dress with short sleeves, lacy collar and hem, and button-through bodice
3. matinee coat with V-neck, wrist-length sleeves, drawstring waist and lacy hem
4. pixie hood, with lacy turn-back brim and ribbon ties
5. beret
6. closed-foot leggings with elasticated waist and drawstring ribbons at ankles
7. mittens (referred to as 'gloves') with lacy cuffs and wrist drawstrings
8. bootees, with lacy tops and drawstring ribbons at the ankles
9. wrapover vest with short sleeves and shoulder fastening
10. pilch with elasticated waist
Dimensions
  • Height: 25.3cm
  • Closed width: 18.8cm
Marks and inscriptions
ROBERT GLEW & CO LTD ROBIN BRAND LONDON ENGLAND COPYRIGHT
Production
Made by: Robert Glew & Co Ltd
Collection
Accession number
B.515-1997

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Record createdMarch 17, 2000
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