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Dressing Gown

Description

Brown silk printed w/ border of yellow bands w/ green, red, black & white geometric pattern; shawl collar; point (false hood?) at back w/ self bow at point. Long sleeves; open front w/ 2 buttons & loops near hem; back waist has inside drawstring. Self belt attached at center back; sleeves lined w/ green silk; body has black & white plaid silk lining. Garment padded throughout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
padding (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
dressing gowns
Geometric
geometric patterns
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
Padded
padding (process)
Plaid
plaids
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1946.1005
GUSN
54523

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