Object ID
1994.41.3.A
Object Name
Gown, Baptismal
Object Collection
Date Created
1927, 1924
Material
Silk
Object Entities
Metevillis, Marina (is related to)
Balafas, constantine (is related to)
Balafas, Anna (is related to)
Balafas, Maria (is related to)
Object Description
pale peach silk dress (maybe balpson) with peach thin ribbon on neck and sleeves with ecru lace trim on shoulders and sleeves
Origin
Donated by Marina Metevilis. The handmade baby clothes were worn by Marina Balafas in 1924 at her baptisim, they were most likely made by her mother Anna Palamidou Balafas in 1924 in their home in Wichita, KS.
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Citation
Gown, Baptismal, 1927, 1924, Marina Textile Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6510. Accessed 01/18/21.