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Tea gown

2012.198.1 (RS207996)

Description

Tea gown made of green silk velour. Full length gown has bell sleeves trimmed with red-brown fur. Gown closes on left side with a rhinestone clasp.

Details

Maker
Maison de Linge (Retailer)
Date
ca. 1903
Worn to a Yale Beaux Arts Ball in 1935
Inscriptions
"MAISON de LINGE/ 844 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK/ GREENWICH, CONN." (Cloth tag)
"P17207" (Black ink on fabric tag)
Location of origin
United States
Material
fur
rhinestone
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing; Main Garments
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
fur
Gown, Tea
rhinestone
silk (textile)
tea gowns
Dimensions
16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2012.198.1
Credit Line
Given in memory of Professor and Mrs. Carroll L.V. Meeks by their daughters Victoria M. Blair-Smith and Lavinia C. Meeks
GUSN
271659

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