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1731-1740 (silk); 1740-1760 (cotton)
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
W 1690 mm; H 1400 mm
silk; cotton; paint
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