Bed jacket

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-191047

Description

Ivory lace bed jacket with ivory silk lining and large ivory satin bow. The jacket has a simple wrap around stand up collar support by six yellow plastic strips. The collar closes at the back of the neck with a five hook and loop closure. There is a narrow band of black trim around the top edge of the collar. The top portion of the jacket is closed by twelve tiny hook and loop closures. The hooks end at a large ivory satin bow in the center of the bodice. There are no closures below the satin ribbon. In the yoke section around the collar there are small rosettes made out of ivory satin ribbon. The fitted elbow length sleeves also have satin ribbon rosettes and satin bows at the cuffs. The jacket falls to the waist. The bottom hem has a scalloped edge with ivory satin ribbon woven in a swag pattern with ribbon rosettes. The jacket has an ivory silk lining with lace trim. There are arm shields sewn into each arm. The back of the jacket has ivory satin ribbon woven down the back center and side seams. The swag and rosette ribbon pattern continues along the bottom edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed jackets
lace (needlework)
silk (fiber)
satin
Jacket, Bed

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P904

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 3/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1324