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Dressing Gown

Description

Brown silk twill w/ pink floral silk trim; one piece; standing band collar of brown silk w/ white liner (woven w/ diamond pattern). Pink silk (printed w/ gold/brown flowers) inserted from neck to hem at center front & woven around cuffs; brown silk covered buttons from neck to thigh. Long sleeves w/ brown velvet bow at cuff; brown velvet ribbon & bow w/ hook & eye at waist and bow at right back; fully lined w/ brown cotton. Boned; 3 vertical bars w/ elastic ties at end of each for gathering back bustle; pocket on right side; skirt gathered at waist between shoulders; slight train w/ pleated dust ruffle of lace; pleated band around hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885 C-1889 c
Material
machine-made
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Domesticity
dressing gowns
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
Leisure
leisure
machine-made
printing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1991.11
GUSN
1227
Related Items
Title Dress Accession number 1991.10AB Notes 1991.10AB DRESS Relationship Similar item

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