Night-gown of cross-barred cotton muslin

American
About 1848


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

130.5 cm (51 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.567

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

High round neck with round collar; long, full sleeves with tight cuffs; collar and cuffs edged with embroidery; wide yoke extending over shoulders; buttoned entire way down front; said to be the wedding nightgown of Lois Lilley White (Mrs. Estes Howe) married December 28, 1848.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lois Lilley Howe