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Nightgown

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White cotton nightgown (now much yellowed), high necked with broad sloping shoulders, full sleeves gathered in at piped arm scye and at wrists open down front, buttoned down front, neck and center front opening and cuffs trimmed with narrow cotton ruffle; several small breaks, tender, especially...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harry L. Swan

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

120.5 cm (47 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1020

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes