Dressing Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1885-1889

GUSN

GUSN-1227

Description

Brown silk twill with pink floral silk trim; one piece; standing band collar of brown silk with white liner (woven with diamond pattern). Pink silk (printed with gold/brown flowers) inserted from neck to hem at center front and woven around cuffs; brown silk covered buttons from neck to thigh. Long sleeves with brown velvet bow at cuff; brown velvet ribbon and bow with hook and eye at waist and bow at right back; fully lined with brown cotton. Boned; three vertical bars with elastic ties at end of each for gathering back bustle; pocket on right side; skirt gathered at waist between shoulders; slight train with pleated dust ruffle of lace; pleated band around hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
silk (textile)
twill
Gown, Dressing
Gown, Dressing

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of John M. Woolsey, Jr.

Accession Number

1991.11

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