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Dressing gown

Description

Dressing gown with printed paisley pattern, red, green and gold; red cotton lining; sleeves lined with red silk; shawl collar, double breasted; 2 welt pockets; 3/4 length; self cuffs. Interlined with wool batting.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1889
Inscriptions
Postcard found in pocket: a one cent stamped postcard addressed to: ""J.B.S. Jackson, MD 89 Charles St. (dated Dec. 2 11am Boston Carrier)."" On back is printed: ""Medical School of Harvard University. A Meeting of the Faculty will be held at the house of the Dean, 114 Boylston Street, on Saturday Evening next, at 7 1-2 O'clock... C.ELLIS, Dean...Boston, 2 Dec. 1878.""
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dressing gowns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Medicine
medicine
Men's clothing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1931.1065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Robert T. Jackson
GUSN
34108

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