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Object Name Gown, Dressing
Alternate Name Dressing Gown
Date ca. 1870-1900
Description Boy's dressing gown. Green silk lined with a quilted red silk lining that extends at the neckline to form a shawl collar; collar has an interlining. Sleeves are long and flared. Front of gown has three slit pockets trimmed with green braid. Open front with tab closure. Jacket has two belt loops of braid in side seams that hold a green rope belt with tassels at the ends.
(Keywords: Fashion, Children's Clothing, New York)
Acquisition Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Livingston Bowe
Ownership and History Worn by Thomas Livingston Bowe (born in 1897) as a child. As an adult, Mr. Bowe worked as an Assistant Engineer at the Board of Transportation. He and his wife Alice resided on Amboy Road in Huguenot Park, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1870
Latest Date 1900
Subjects Clothing & dress
Children
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Associated People Bowe, Thomas Livingston
Catalog Number C01.2010
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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