Object ID
1994.41.3.B
Object Name
Gown, Baptismal
Object Collection
Date Created
February 15, 2013, 1927
Material
Cotton
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.
Origin
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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Citation
Gown, Baptismal, February 15, 2013, 1927, Marina Textile Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6511. Accessed 08/11/20.