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Woman's nightgown

White "cambric" nightgown; wide ruffled collar, gathered around neck, long gathered sleeves with drop shoulders with piping, narrow cuffs with ruffle and white embroidered button, open front with five pairs of ties


Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Woman's nightdress

American, 1820s

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 129.5 x 116.8 cm (51 x 46 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton ribbed complex twill weave, plain weave cotton ruffles


Textiles and Fashion Arts