Dressing gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-190989

Description

Quilted ivory dressing gown with an ivory silk sash. The ankle length dressing gown has double sleeves: full length lace with silk fitted sleeves underneath with three quarter length quilted bell sleeves over the top. The dressing gown closes from the neck to the waist with five hook and loop closures. From the waist to the ankles the center seam is sewn shut. There are intertwined silk circles on the cuffs of the bell sleeves and down the center panel from the neck to the hem. There is a plain cotton band tacked on around the bottom of the hem. The intertwined circles continue around the back of the collar

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
batting
silk (fiber)
lace (needlework)
Gown, Dressing

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P869

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

16 15/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1289