|Object Name||Gown, Dressing|
|Alternate Name||Dressing Gown|
Woman's dressing gown (also called a wrapper or morning dress). Made of finely-ribbed white cotton dimity. Dress has a high waist with an elaborately gathered yoke in back and stroke gathering at waist in back. Front falls from gathered shoulders. Dress has front closure with dorset (thread) buttons. Back waistband extends to form belt in front; belt has no closure. Long sleeves are full at top and narrow at cuffs, with a double ruffle at the cuffs. All seams are piped, except skirt seams.
(Keywords: Fashion, Georgian)
|Acquisition||Gift of the Museum of the City of New York|
|Ownership and History|
|Subjects||Clothing & dress|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Clothing -- Outerwear|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.|
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