Embroidered Cotton Morning Robe
English or American, ca. 1860-65

Morning robe or peignoir of cotton with whitework embroidery, pagoda oversleeves and tight undersleeves with lace-trimmed ruffles at the wrists, lace-trimmed collar, and a lightly trained full skirt with curved edges at center front and fine cartridge pleating across back waistband. The stylized trailing floral and foliate embroidered motifs, worked primarily in satin stitch, knots, and drawnwork, are graduated in size and density down the center front from neck to hem and around lower edges of over- and undersleeves, and forming triangular shape on back bodice. Light stain at right side and some pinhole-sized stains (see details).

Embroidered Cotton Morning Robe   Embroidered Cotton Morning Robe
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