Medium: Silk georgette, lace, and silk satin
Date: c. 1933
Credit: Museum purchase
Intimate apparel of the 1930s sometimes resembled eveningwear. This nightgown uses bias cut fabric a technique that was integral to 1930s dress design—and features the sweeping hemline and low-cut back that were also seen on many fashionable evening gowns of the era.
Object Number: P82.10.5