Baby Wore White, Robes for special occasions 1800 – 1910 by Heather Toomer. This fully illustrated book reviews the history of christening and other decorative baby robes through the 19th century. This book will be of interest to collectors, anyone wishing to date a family heirloom, embroiderers, costume designers and social historians. 168 pages with over 250 colour and black and white illustrations, plus an original 19thC pattern. Drawings and patterns by Elsbeth Reed. Paperback edition published by the author.