Dressing Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1885-1889

GUSN

GUSN-1227

Description

Brown silk twill w/ pink floral silk trim; one piece; standing band collar of brown silk w/ white liner (woven w/ diamond pattern). Pink silk (printed w/ gold/brown flowers) inserted from neck to hem at center front & woven around cuffs; brown silk covered buttons from neck to thigh. Long sleeves w/ brown velvet bow at cuff; brown velvet ribbon & bow w/ hook & eye at waist and bow at right back; fully lined w/ brown cotton. Boned; 3 vertical bars w/ elastic ties at end of each for gathering back bustle; pocket on right side; skirt gathered at waist between shoulders; slight train w/ pleated dust ruffle of lace; pleated band around hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
stitching
machine-made
printing (process)
silk (textile)
twill
home (concept)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
leisure
Women's clothing
Silk
Twill
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Leisure
Flower
Domesticity
GOWN, DRESSING

Related Items

Title Dress Accession Number 1991.10AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1991.11