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NIGHTGOWN

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

White nightgown formed from cotton lawn gathered onto a yoke at center front and center back. The tulip shaped sleeves are of pleated lawn, flat lace and gathered lace in a decorative circular motif. Large satin ribbons are applied at center front and shoulders. Garment finishes with a gathered 4" ruffle and a 1-1/2" lace band at hem. A monogram, "MMP" is embroidered on front, left of center.

Object name:
NIGHTGOWN
Made from:
Cotton lawn -- lace
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1902-1906
Size:
H. 60 in. (shoulder to hem front); H. 72 in. (shoulder to hem back); Dia. 100 in. (hem circumference)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
48.25
Signature marks:
MONOGRAM: MMP [on front, left of center]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973