Woman's dressing gown

Woman's printed wool dressing gown, bright crimson printed with overall boteh (or paisley) pattern, flaring sleeves ("pagoda style"), applied border in boteh (or paisley) pattern, wide border at center front and along hem

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

Woman's dressing gown

  • Woman's wrapper
  • American, about 1855
Place of Use
United States
Dimensions
Center Front: 137.2 cm (54 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool plain weave printed, silk plain weave lining, fur collar, cotton cord and twill tape
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
49.877
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