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NIGHTGOWN

Description

White collar; Eyelet ruffle around neck and down left side of front placket; Band of foliate embroidery of neck ruffle, front yoke and cuffs; Body gathered to yoke; Broad tucks across front yoke; 3 buttons down center front under concealed placket; Long sleeves gathered at shoulder with eyelet ruffle at cuff.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1889
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
eyelets (components)
machine-made
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Eyelet
eyelets (components)
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
NIGHTGOWN
nightgowns
scrolling foliage
Sleep
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5341
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
852

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