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Nightgown

Description

White linen; Small pointed collar edged with eyelet; Tucked, pointed front yoke with 4 rows of embroidery among tucks; 3 button placket center front concealed under eyelet band; Body gathered to yoke; Piping at armscye and back yoke; Long sleeves gathered at shoulder; 1 button wrist and eyelet edged turned back cuff.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1861
Inscriptions
Embroidered monogram in white and red located below placket, in script: ""SFB"".
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
NIGHTGOWN
nightgowns
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5202B
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
851

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