Tea gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1903

GUSN

GUSN-271659

Description

Tea gown made of green silk velour. Full length gown has bell sleeves trimmed with red-brown fur. Gown closes on left side with a rhinestone clasp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea gowns
dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
fur
rhinestone
Dress
Gown, Tea
Gown, Tea

Inscription

"MAISON de LINGE/ 844 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK/ GREENWICH, CONN." (Cloth tag)
"P17207" (Black ink on fabric tag)

Additional Identification Number

594.1
881

Maker

Maison de Linge (Retailer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Clothing; Main Garments

Dimensions

16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Given in memory of Professor and Mrs. Carroll L.V. Meeks by their daughters Victoria M. Blair-Smith and Lavinia C. Meeks

Accession Number

2012.198.1

Date

ca. 1903 (Worn to a Yale Beaux Arts Ball in 1935)