Dressing Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840 C-1860 C

GUSN

GUSN-12914

Description

Mulberry wool challis with multicolor paisley border around neck, down front and forming skirt; round neck bound in fraying orange silk; round jet buttons center front from neck to hem. Piped armscye; long sleeves ruffled at shoulder; gathered to turned back cuffs with buttonholes; border print on ruffle, cuff and appliqued along outside of sleeve. Hem bound in brown wool tape; no waist in front; skirt pleated in back; brown cotton lining with hook and eye closure and boned dart hem lined with brown glazed cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Gown, Dressing
Gown, Dressing

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel

Accession Number

1992.144