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Dressing Gown

Description

Purple & beige solid stripes alternate w/ wide paisley stripes (in reds, green & plum) & 3 smaller geometric floral stripes. Vertical standing collar; long sleeves gathered at shoulder & cuff; cartridge pleats & piping at waist at back. Smocked at waist (back); buttons from neck to hem; interior cotton fitted bodice w/ darts & 4 bone buttons; pocket on right side. Belt ties at side seams.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Domesticity
dressing gowns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
leisure
Leisure
paisley
Paisley Stripe
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1934.1754
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
37079

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