Dressing Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1876

GUSN

GUSN-38884

Description

Wrapper - light/medium blue silk taffeta; robe a la francaise style with box pleats at back (from shoulders); cream lace collar; overdress/jacket effect; blue silk covered buttons center front; epaulets with piping and fringe; bow at back of neck with streamers and fringe. Matching belt (B) with bow and piping; patch pockets with matching buttons and piping; taffeta bands and same piping at cuffs; sleeves and bodice lined with white silk; hem has same bands and piping (as at shoulders, cuffs, etc.); hem stiffened with canvas; train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
sacks (dresses)
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Robe a la francaise
GOWN, DRESSING

Additional Identification Number

1936.1053A&B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1936.1053AB

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