Chemise (tea gown)

Object Number: 
Z.1316
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group