Defining Motherhood Through Objects

Within the archives and collections of Wilton House Museum rests a delicate gesture of maternal care and affection, a hand-made christening gown.  Made reminiscent of the sack gown style popular in the mid-1700s, the religious object is made of silk, satin, and cotton.  The most likely candidate for the construction of this special piece is … Continue reading Defining Motherhood Through Objects