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Chemise (tea gown)

Chemise (tea gown)
Title
Chemise (tea gown)
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Cotton, needlepoint lace
Dimensions 
Overall: 53 x 44 in. ( 134.6 x 111.8 cm ) Part (waist): 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm)
Description 
White cotton chemise (tea gown) with a square neckline of needlepoint lace with a design of circles; chest decorated with a basket of white work embroidered flowers and floral wreaths and vines and a band of needlepoint lace trim and tucking; 3/4 length fitted sleeves decorated with white work and bands of needlepoint lace; skirt has tucking and white work circles below the waist; three layers of ruffles from knee to hem decorated with the white work pattrn on the chest and bands of needlepoint lace; sixteen covered buttons up the back.
Object Number 
Z.1315
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group