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1925 pale pink silk dressing gown (1951.143)

Object Name: dressing gown

Place of Creation: Europe, France
Date: 1925

Accession Number: 1951.143
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • velvet
Support
 
Technique
  • Openwork
Description

Kimono-style dressing gown of pale pink crepe de chine with cross-over fronts joined to shoulder by openwork.

Right side wraps over left, fastening with hooks and press fasteners with decorative fastening of folded turquoise velvet ribbon arranged in a fan shape and coloured velvet flowers; back straight with lace insertion below shoulders, passing over wide, straight sleeves and ending at front hip; side seam open from hip.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 120 cm
Width:
Depth: