Nightgown

American
1903


Object Place: U.S.A. ?

Dimensions

149 cm (58 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: CF: 152.5 cm (60 in.)

Accession Number

1974.448

Medium or Technique

Cotton, silk; embroidery, lace, drawn threadwork

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton muslin gathered into yoke. Yoke with silk embroidered floral motifs, lace band across front with vertical lace and embroidered cotton panels below; lace ruffle with satin ribbon drawstring at neckline. Short sleeves with 2 lace bands flanking embroidered cotton band, lace ruffles at cuffs. Openwork seams. Gathered cotton ruffle edged with lace at hem.

Provenance

Worn by Mary Orvilla Butler (Mrs. Harold) Hinckley q.v. 1974.440-49

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. David P. Wheatland