A wedding nightgown of white cotton

American
1872


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

126 cm (49 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1326

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidered, eyelet and satin stitches

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(now much yellowed and stained), high round neck, long sleeves, with fullness gathered into shoulder and cuff bands, buttoned down entire center front length, yoke and sleeve bands embroidered in eyelet and satin stitches in design of small-scale sprays of daisy-like blossoms with modified meander motive separating sprays.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Porter