Tea Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-248352

Description

Blue tea gown. Silk, wool, and lace. Long silk sleeves with lace cuffs. Floral lace band around bottom. Hooks down the front for closure. High collar with floral lace band. Lace down front. Silk ribbon and lace decoration on the chest panel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea gowns
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
lace (needlework)
Gown

Inscription

"Blue tea gown made in Athens as a part of my trousseau - + worn at our dinner in our sitting room at the Hotel Grande Bretagne on our wedding evening Dec. 6. 1902." (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Greece

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.40

Places

Athens (Periféreia Protevoúsis, Greece)