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Dressing Gown

Description

An ankle-length dressing gown with a jewel neckline that opens center front with 13 glass buttons for a "princess" cut. it has long sleeves that are very full at the top and taper to the wrist; it is fashioned in an overall rose pattern print in red, blue, tan and brown. It is lined with red cotton at the front panels, brown on white diaper cotton print at the back badice and cotton plaid on the back skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dressing gowns
Floral
floral patterns
GOWN, DRESSING
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
54 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.470
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11140

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