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Dressing Gown

Description

Wrapper - white nainsook/cotton with geometric cutwork; double collar of cutwork; cutwork band and ruffle at center front, cuffs and pockets (2 pockets); smocking at center back; train; 2 cutwork bands at hem, dust ruffle with three tucks; 8 pearl buttons at front from neck to hip (and stitched closed to hem.)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Material
cotton (textile)
cutwork
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
cutwork
Cutwork
Domesticity
dressing gowns
Geometric
geometric patterns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
leisure
Leisure
machine-made
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1936.794
GUSN
38761

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