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Dressing Gown

Description

Wrapper - light/medium blue silk taffeta; robe a la francaise style with box pleats at back (from shoulders); cream lace collar; overdress/jacket effect; blue silk covered buttons center front; epaulets with piping and fringe; bow at back of neck with streamers and fringe. Matching belt (B) with bow and piping; patch pockets with matching buttons and piping; taffeta bands and same piping at cuffs; sleeves and bodice lined with white silk; hem has same bands and piping (as at shoulders, cuffs, etc.); hem stiffened with canvas; train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1876
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
dressing gowns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Robe a la francaise
sacks (dresses)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1936.1053AB
GUSN
38884
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