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Woman's short gown

American
late 18th to early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: probably Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 47.9 x 141 cm (18 7/8 x 55 1/2 in.) Other (Center back): 40.6 cm (16 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.20

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton or linen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White short gown; closed in front; casing around neck and waist.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone