GOWN, DRESSING

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840 C-1860 C

GUSN

GUSN-12914

Description

Mulberry wool challis w/ multicolor paisley border around neck, down front & 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 w/ buttonholes; border print on ruffle, cuff & appliqued along outside of sleeve. Hem bound in brown wool tape; no waist in front; skirt pleated in back; brown cotton lining w/ hook & eye closure & boned dart hem lined w/ brown glazed cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
cotton (textile)
stitching
printing (process)
wool (textile)
paisley
Women's clothing
Wool
Challis
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Paisley
GOWN, DRESSING

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel

Accession Number

1992.144