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Woman's short gown

White short gown; closed in front; casing around neck and waist.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, late 18th to early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

probably Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 47.9 x 141 cm (18 7/8 x 55 1/2 in.) Other (Center back): 40.6 cm (16 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.20

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton or linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes