Woodstock Museum Collection Database

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Title Lady's Nightgown
Date 1880 C
Object Name Nightgown
Catalog Number 1994.30.13
Description Made of heavy white cotton and machine and hand sewn with white cotton thread. Rounded neckline. Double yoke. Center front opening is 38.2 Cm long with four button holes. Inset long sleeves with a slight gather at the shoulder. The trim around the neckline, the front opening and at the wrist is done in an open square crochet stitch. The crochet is picot with a chain stitch. The yoke and the cuff at the wrist is embroidered with red dyed cotton embroidery thread in a random pattern. The embroidery is done in possibly a feather stitch. Inside shoulder seam has been hand sewn.
Year Range from 1875
Year Range to 1885
Material Cotton/Thread/Yarn/Dye
Length (cm) 129.5
Width (cm) 89