About this object

  • ID:

    53.101/10

  • Production date:

    1731-1740 (silk); 1740-1760 (cotton)

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Men's nightgown or banyan made of Spitalfields or English silk dating to the 1730s with a high collar and wide straight sleeves. The silk was originally a different garment and has been resewn into the gown probably around the mid-eighteenth century, when the lining was probably added. The lining is made of Indian glazed cotton painted with a floral design in excellent condition, dating to the mid-eighteenth century. The cotton has an indigo blue ground with floral details reserved and then painted.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    W 1690 mm; H 1400 mm

  • Materials

    silk; cotton; paint

  • Last Updated

    2019-12-05

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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