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Night-gown of cross-barred cotton muslin

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High round neck with round collar; long, full sleeves with tight cuffs; collar and cuffs edged with embroidery; wide yoke extending over shoulders; buttoned entire way down front; said to be the wedding nightgown of Lois Lilley White (Mrs. Estes Howe) married December 28, 1848.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lois Lilley Howe

American, About 1848

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

130.5 cm (51 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.567

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes