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Nightgown

Designer:
Mrs. Sylvia Pedlar (American, 1901–1972)
Manufacturer:
Iris Lingerie Co., Inc. (American, 1929–1970)
Date:
1962
Culture:
American
Medium:
cotton
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Sylvia Pedlar and Mr. Philip Saffir, 1970
Accession Number:
2009.300.3873
Not on view
As with many of Pedlar's designs, this nightgown references nineteenth century fine embroidered lingerie, seen in the lace and design details. The lavish use of embroidery gives an overall highly textured feminine effect, and the lace insertions at center front add an overall appearance of luxury.
Marking: Label: "Iris Lingerie"
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