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Dressing Gown

Description

Wrapper/Tea gown. Beige satin brocaded with large gold flowers and smaller pink and lavender flowers; standing band collar trimmed with lace and net ruching; brocade panels at front open to reveal pale yellow satin bodice/skirt with embroidered net overlay; satin covered buttons (neck to hip); sleeves - satin undersleeve, short puffed lace over sleeve with ruffle; brocaded straps alternate with lace; lace cuffs with drawstring; box pleats at back; pleated ruffle at hem; pocket on right side; 2 boned bars and drawstring in lining for bustle; lace dust ruffle; taffeta lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1891
Inscriptions
Punched tag attached to inside waist ""9145 B+""
Material
brocade (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Brocade
brocade (textile)
day (time of day)
Daywear
Demi Ajuste
dressing gowns
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Renaissance
Renaissance Revival
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.724
GUSN
53131

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