Nightgown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1861

GUSN

GUSN-799

Description

White linen; pointed collar trimmed with embroidered scalloped edges & white floral embroidery; V-shaped pleated yoke with 6 bands of white floral embroidery; 3 button closure concealed under embroidered flap; yoke square in back; piped armscye; long full sleeves gathered at shoulder; 1 button wrist with embroidered turned-back cuff.

Details

Descriptive Terms

nightgowns
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
monograms
Women's clothing
Linen
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Monogram
NIGHTGOWN

Inscription

""SFB"" embroidered in white with red at base of placket.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5374