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Woman's nightgown

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White nylon floor length, full skirt nightgown with all over black embroidery, black spaghetti straps, and black velvet ribbon at the waist. Labeled: "Nylon/ Eye-Ful/ 34"


Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell

American, 1950–55

Object Place

United States


Center back: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered nylon plain weave and velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts