Dressing Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1865

GUSN

GUSN-50412

Description

Printed; blue plaid alternating with multicolored floral boquet with brown wreath on plum ground; Narrow band printed with geometric medallion; piped neck (no collar), armscye and waist. Plum panels at center front and cuffs of long sleeves; pocket on right side lined with blue chintz; interior boned bodice of tan cotton twill with six brown buttons. Drawstring at waist; large covered buttons from neck to hem but only four buttonholes for closure from neck to waist; cartridge pleats and princess seam at back. Pleats/bustle lined with same tan cotton twill as used in bodice.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Gown, Dressing
Gown, Dressing

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

In memory of Virginia Frost of Swansea, MA

Accession Number

1984.7