Nightgown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1861

GUSN

GUSN-800

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

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

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5375