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Dressing Gown

Description

Wrapper. Cotton pique; vertical paisley stripe (paisley's in blue and green on red ground) alternates with abstract blue & green shapes with scrolled borders on black ground; front yoke and gathered below; standing collar; piping at shoulders, armscye, yoke waist; long sleeves pleated at shoulder; cartridge pleats at back; waistband at back only with ties attached at side seams; dress has printed border of paisleys and scrolls on red & black ground along center front and around hem; ? covered buttons center front to hem (opening stitched closed near hem - probably open all the way, at one time); inner bodice of beige cotton twill (boning has been removed) has raw edge; back, sleeves and skirt lined with brown cotton printed with blue and green ovals arranged in rows.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
piqué
resist dyeing
stitching
tabby (textile)
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dressing gowns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Novelty Weave
paisley
Paisley
Picque
piqué
resist dyeing
stitching
Striped
stripes
tabby (textile)
Transfer Printed
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1964.289
GUSN
47014

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