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White cotton nightgown with train

Yoke (back and front) and cuffs of bands of alternately gathered and embroidered edging of Valenciennes lace at edges; high neck and long sleeves; deep gathered flounce with border of tucking around bottom edge; buttoned down center front; stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hugh D. Scott

American, about 1865

Object Place

United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidered, Valenciennes lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts