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Tea Gown

Description

Blue tea gown. Silk, wool, and lace. Long silk sleeves with lace cuffs. Floral lace band around bottom. Hooks down the front for closure. High collar with floral lace band. Lace down front. Silk ribbon and lace decoration on the chest panel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
"Blue tea gown made in Athens as a part of my trousseau - + worn at our dinner in our sitting room at the Hotel Grande Bretagne on our wedding evening Dec. 6. 1902." (handwritten)
Location of origin
Greece
Material
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Athens (Periféreia Protevoúsis, Greece)
Descriptive terms
Gown
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
tea gowns
wool (textile)
Accession Number
2002.29.40
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
248352

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