Tea Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1930-1945

GUSN

GUSN-1241

Description

Royal blue velvet; V-neckline; 3/4 length sleeves; gathered at front shoulder seam; front wrap waist w/ snap closure at right inside side seam; covered button & buttonhole closure at left front. At pocket & right hip are alternating rows of rhinestones & blue sequins fanning out from pocket top; floor length skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea gowns
stitching
machine-made
polyester
rhinestone
velvet (fabric weave)
afternoon dress
Women's clothing
Velvet
Rhinestone
Polyester
Hand Stitched
Walking Wear
GOWN

Inscription

Woven label (cream ribbon w/ green silk lettering) inside back neckline: ""Makanna, Inc./ The Trousseau House/ BOSTON/ HYANNIS WELLESLEY""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1991.26