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Object Name Gown, Dressing
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-573
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Cotton;
Dimensions H-50.75 W-18 inches
Description This is a cream striped cotton batiste dressing gown. It has a standup collar and long sleeves. The gown has a 19 button front closure. The buttons are mother of pearl. The front placket has an eyelet trim down the open side. The sleeves are gathered at the shoulder, balloon out and then are tightly gathered at the cuff. The cuff is a single button closure trimmed with the same eyelet material as the placket. The gown has bodice, reinforced waist and a full skirt gathered at the waist. It has a 4 inch hem. The bodice in the back is made of two pieces of material.
Notes There is no provenance on this item.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Women's clothing
Clothing & dress
Search Terms House coat
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS