Dressing Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11140

Description

An ankle-length dressing gown with a jewel neckline that opens center front with 13 glass buttons for a "princess" cut. it has long sleeves that are very full at the top and taper to the wrist; it is fashioned in an overall rose pattern print in red, blue, tan and brown. It is lined with red cotton at the front panels, brown on white diaper cotton print at the back badice and cotton plaid on the back skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
floral patterns
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Floral
GOWN, DRESSING

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

54 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.470