Your Weekend Wow!

How lovely it would be to have a little something special in which to rattle around the house. (Not exactly my best color, but I’d probably manage to cope…)

Dressing gown, 1879. Made in Japan for the Western market. Silk. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession number 2009.300.71a, b. Click on link to access enlarged views.

front

side

detail, bodice back

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