Dressing Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-45666

Description

Roller printed allover purple floral on white ground; sleeves are off the shoulder w/ smocking at shoulder and gathered onto cuff w/ scalloped ruffle. Center front has same scalloped edge; bodice has smocking above waist; skirt gathered onto bodice w/ cartridge pleats. Bodice lined w/ linen & boned at side; pocket on right side; hook & eye closure at front waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
stitching
linen (material)
printing (process)
rolling up
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Linen
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Floral
GOWN, DRESSING

Inscription

Handwritten label: ""Lilac cambric dress/and/white tucked undershirt/about 1850.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1955.M6