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Dressing gown

2006.44.1289 (RS11306)

Description

Quilted ivory dressing gown with an ivory silk sash. The ankle length dressing gown has double sleeves: full length lace with silk fitted sleeves underneath with three quarter length quilted bell sleeves over the top. The dressing gown closes from the neck to the waist with five hook and loop closures. From the waist to the ankles the center seam is sewn shut. There are intertwined silk circles on the cuffs of the bell sleeves and down the center panel from the neck to the hem. There is a plain cotton band tacked on around the bottom of the hem. The intertwined circles continue around the back of the collar

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
batting
lace (needlework)
silk (fiber)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
batting
dressing gowns
Gown, Dressing
lace (needlework)
silk (fiber)
Dimensions
16 15/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1289
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
190989

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