• Gown, Baptismal
Gown, Baptismal
Gown, Baptismal

Object ID
Object Name
Gown, Baptismal
Object Collection
Date Created
February 15, 2013, 1927
Object Entities
Metevilis, Marina (is related to)
Balafas, Constantine (is related to)
Balafas, Anna (is related to)
Balafas, Marina (is related to)
Object Description
Off white handmade crochet jacket. There are two strings with tassels hanging from both sides of the neckline. The jacket is short-sleeve. The crochet is a circular design.
Donated by Marina Metevillis. The jacket was worn by Marina Balafas at her baptism in 1924 in Wichita, KS. The jacket was most likely made by her mother Anna Palamidou Balafas.
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Gown, Baptismal, February 15, 2013, 1927, Marina Textile Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6511. Accessed 07/04/22.