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Dressing Gown

Description

Roller printed allover purple floral on white ground; sleeves are off the shoulder w/ smocking at shoulder and gathered onto cuff w/ scalloped ruffle. Center front has same scalloped edge; bodice has smocking above waist; skirt gathered onto bodice w/ cartridge pleats. Bodice lined w/ linen & boned at side; pocket on right side; hook & eye closure at front waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
Handwritten label: ""Lilac cambric dress/and/white tucked undershirt/about 1850.""
Material
linen (material)
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cambric
dressing gowns
Floral
floral patterns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1955.M6
GUSN
45666

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