This gown measures exactly 21" from the neck to the crescent bottom. There are eyelets crocheted in the bodice and around the bottom of the bodice and sleeves. It is fed with satin ribbon to tie at the back and the sleeves. It is adorned at the center front with a small flower and at the back with pretty buttons,snaps and ribbons to close and secure. Hours of loving time goes into this dress and it's perfect for Christening your baby or just to give as a gift for the new baby in your life to wear . This is made from a vintage pattern. Sure to become an heirloom to someone. Easy care instructions are to soak in Denture tablets for stain removal, cover buttons, then machine wash and dry. Uncover buttons and starch and iron.