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

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)