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Dressing Gown

Description

Printed; blue plaid alternating w/ multicolored floral boquet w/ brown wreath on plum ground; Narrow band printed w/ geometric medallion; piped neck (no collar), armscye & waist. Plum panels at center front & cuffs of long sleeves; pocket on right side lined w/ blue chintz; interior boned bodice of tan cotton twill w/ 6 brown buttons. Drawstring at waist; large covered buttons from neck to hem but only 4 buttonholes for closure from neck to waist; cartridge pleats & princess seam at back. Pleats/bustle lined w/ same tan cotton twill as used in bodice.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1865
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
printing (process)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Domesticity
dressing gowns
Floral
floral patterns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
leisure
Leisure
machine-made
Plaid
plaids
printing (process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1984.7
GUSN
50412

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