Nightgown

American
1890s


Object Place: American

Dimensions

135.2 cm (53 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: CF: 144.8 cm (57 in.)

Accession Number

1986.156

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery, lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream-colored silk nightdress with machine-made lace trim at neck edge, cuffs of bishop sleeves and hem. Center front concealed button closure neck to hem. Condition: very good; few stains along right side seam.

Provenance

Worn by donor's grandmother, Mary Frances Parker Parkman.

Credit Line

Gift of Penelope G. Place