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Dressing gown

2006.44.1321 (RS12051)

Description

Ankle length ivory lace wrap style dressing gown with black lace trim around the collar. The wrap has thirteen rows of shirring on each shoulder and gathers in the front and back panels at the waist. The left front panel has a random red thread tucked into the gathers at the waist. The center and back panels have a floral lace pattern. The sides and bottom hems are trimmed with ivory net. The wrap is open at the front and along both sides. The front lace panels are slightly shorter than the back panel. The back panel of the wrapper is one large piece of lace with two holes cut into the back center at the waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
lace (needlework)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
dressing gowns
Gown, Dressing
lace (needlework)
Dimensions
31 8/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1321
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
191024

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