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GOWN, DRESSING

Description

Mulberry wool challis w/ multicolor paisley border around neck, down front & forming skirt; round neck bound in fraying orange silk; round jet buttons center front from neck to hem. Piped armscye; long sleeves ruffled at shoulder; gathered to turned back cuffs w/ buttonholes; border print on ruffle, cuff & appliqued along outside of sleeve. Hem bound in brown wool tape; no waist in front; skirt pleated in back; brown cotton lining w/ hook & eye closure & boned dart hem lined w/ brown glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840 C-1860 C
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Challis
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dressing gowns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
paisley
Paisley
printing (process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1992.144
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel
GUSN
12914

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