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Nightgown

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Cream-colored silk nightdress with machine-made lace trim at neck edge, cuffs of bishop sleeves and hem. Center front concealed button closure neck to hem. Condition: very good; few stains along right side seam.

Provenance

Worn by donor's grandmother, Mary Frances Parker Parkman.

Credit Line

Gift of Penelope G. Place

American, 1890s

Object Place

American

Dimensions

135.2 cm (53 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: CF: 144.8 cm (57 in.)

Accession Number

1986.156

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery, lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes