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Dressing Gown

Description

Cream with green and brown houndstooth check (small scale); black taffeta standing band collar and falling collar; black taffeta with scalloped edge along center front from neck to hem, and also around hem at cuffs of long sleeves; self piping at collar, armscye, and all other seams; black taffeta patch pocket at right side has box pleat and bow of black gros grain; gros grain bows at cuffs; black gros grain covered buttons from neck to hem; box pleats at back for fullness; fully lined with tan glazed cotton; green wool tape stitched in lining at back, and one pair cotton twill tape ties located in lining near hipline.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1877
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
tin (metal)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Checked
checker pattern
Cotton
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Day Wear
dressing gowns
glazing (coating)
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1928.301
GUSN
32008

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