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Woman's negligee

American
1947–53


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Center back: 152.4 cm (60 in.)

Accession Number

2005.468

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave and synthetic silk satin brocaded with metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark purple floor length negligee with pink brocaded silk pockets. Labeled: “Perfect Negligee/ New York”

Provenance

Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell