Woman's nightgown

American
early 20th century


Place of Use: Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 129.5 cm (51 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2281

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long pink nightgown with long sleeves, collar and V neck with two hanging ties. Waistband just below the bust. Tighter knit at cuffs. White and blue woven interior label reads: “LAZY BONES/ (drawing of a sleeping cat)/L/By Van Raalte/Made in U.S.A.”

Provenance

Collection of Ella Spendly McLanahan, PA; 1942, by inheritance to her grandson, Mr. John King McLanahan Stevens, PA; by descent to Stevens' wife, Carol B. Stevens, Hollidaysburg, PA, and Brooks Stevens Stamm, Kenneshaw, GA; gift of Stevens and Stamm to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Carol B. Stevens and Brooks Stamm