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Woman's nightgown

Woman's nightdress

American
1820s


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 129.5 x 116.8 cm (51 x 46 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.83

Medium or Technique

Cotton ribbed complex twill weave, plain weave cotton ruffles

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White “cambric” nightgown; wide ruffled collar, gathered around neck, long gathered sleeves with drop shoulders with piping, narrow cuffs with ruffle and white embroidered button, open front with five pairs of ties

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone