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A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Blue, brown & cream pinstriped silk twill. Bodice (A) standing band collar w/ cream silk liner; false lapels; brown silk twill pleated placket covers center button closure (18 buttons). Peplum pointed front & back w/ pleats lined w/ brown silk; long fitted sleeves w/ turned back cuffs trimmed w/ brown silk ruching & white liner (same as at collar). Boned; lined w/ brown striped ticking; woven waistband w/ hook & eye. Skirt (B) pulled up & pleated at sides to reveal underskirt; underskirt is poufed/ bustled at back. Has pleated dust ruffle; pocket on right side; lined w/ brown cotton; boned bar across back & cotton tape tie to hold bustle style. Hem lined w/ windowpane buckram & black wool; bound w/ green wool tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1887
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
tin (metal)
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Day Wear
DRESS
dresses (garments)
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1991.10AB
GUSN
1226
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Title Dressing Gown Accession number 1991.11 Notes 1991.11 DRESS Relationship Similar item

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