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1940 Wedding Nightie

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Front View of 1940 Wedding Nightie

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001007

Title

1940 Wedding Nightie

Description

wedding nightie - 1940, w/robe and sash: robe: light peach/off-white silk, short-sleeved with pleated sleeves with lace trim, lace panel between chest and waist with silk buttons, pleated bottom; nightgown: light peach/off-white silk, sleeveless top with lace straps and chest, with peach sash. Worn by Jocelyn Harrington Breeds.

Date

1940

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

44 inches (chest), 28 inches (waist), 40 inches (hips), 44.5 inches (center front length), 46 inches (center back length), other measurements: Nightgown: Chest: 48 Waist: 28 Hips: 40 CF length: 48 CB length: 46 Ribbon length: 55l, 1w Robe: Chest: 44 Waist: 44 Hips: 42 CF length: 44.5 CB length: 53

Medium

lace
silk

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

1930s

Rights

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Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2001007

Dimensions Chest

44

Dimensions Waist

28

Dimensions Hips

40

Dimensions CF Length

44.5

Dimensions CB Length

46

Dimensions Other

Nightgown: Chest: 48 Waist: 28 Hips: 40 CF length: 48 CB length: 46 Ribbon length: 55l, 1w Robe: Chest: 44 Waist: 44 Hips: 42 CF length: 44.5 CB length: 53

Dimensions All

44 inches (chest), 28 inches (waist), 40 inches (hips), 44.5 inches (center front length), 46 inches (center back length), other measurements: Nightgown: Chest: 48 Waist: 28 Hips: 40 CF length: 48 CB length: 46 Ribbon length: 55l, 1w Robe: Chest: 44 Waist: 44 Hips: 42 CF length: 44.5 CB length: 53

Wearer

Jocelyn Harrington Breeds

Date Earliest

1940

Date Latest

1940

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Underwear

Function

underwear

Condition Term

very good

Condition

slight discoloration, some small stains and tears, lace on straps is worn and poorly reinforced

Storage Location

B11

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Work Type

nightgown
robe
sash
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Comments

10/24/12 Brief Description: peach/off-white wedding nightie - 1940, w/robe and sash Label: no Materials: silk, lace Worn by: Jocelyn Harrington Breeds Full Description: Robe: light peach/off-white silk, short-sleeved with pleated sleeves with lace trim, lace panel between chest and waist with silk buttons, pleated bottom Nightgown: light peach/off-white silk, sleeveless top with lace straps and chest, with peach sash Condition: very good, slight discoloration, some small stains and tears, lace on straps is worn and poorly reinforced Nightgown: Chest: 24 Waist: 28 Hips: 40 CF length: 48 CB length: 46 Ribbon length: 55l, 1w Robe: Chest: 22 Waist: 22 Hips: 42 CF length: 44.5 CB length: 53
Located in box B11