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Woman's dressing gown

Woman's wrapper

American
about 1855


Place of Use: United States

Dimensions

Center Front: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

49.877

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave printed, silk plain weave lining, fur collar, cotton cord and twill tape

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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 (b. 1858) of New York City; 1949, gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1949); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

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