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Chemise (tea gown)

Chemise (tea gown)
Title
Chemise (tea gown)
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Cotton, needlepoint lace
Dimensions 
Overall: 46 x 46 in. ( 116.8 x 116.8 cm ) Part (waist): 24 in. (61 cm)
Description 
White cotton chemise (tea gown) with a high banded neckline of needlepoint lace and tucking; chest decorated with false lapels trimmed with needlepoint lace ruffles forming a deep V-shape; chest lapels and shoulder fabric has bands of needlepoint lace trim and tucking; 3/4 length fitted sleeves decorated with white work circles and a needlepoint lace cuff; skirt has tucking and white work circles below the waist with single bands of needlepoint lace down the center and the sides; two layers of ruffles above the hem trimmed with needlepoint lace; three mother-of-pearl buttons at the neck and metal hooks and eyes close up the rest of the back.
Object Number 
Z.1316
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group