Rayon Satin Robe With Embroidered Tulle Appliqué Trim & Bell Sleeves

Rayon Satin Robe With Embroidered Tulle Appliqué Trim & Bell Sleeves, c. 1940s, USA. The Underpinnings Museum. Photography by Tigz Rice.

Date: c. 1940s

Origin: USA

Fabric: Rayon satin, Schiffli embroidery

Brand: Unknown

 

A full length robe in pink rayon satin, embellished with appliquéd Schiffli embroidered tulle at the collar, shoulders and hem. It is cut with dramatic bell sleeves and a fitted body, closing with a rayon satin tie belt at the waistline. It is sewn with a mix of machine stitching on the interior garment seams, and hand stitching on the sleeve cuffs and the appliqué work.

 

From the collection of Karolina Laskowska

Museum number: KL-2022-064

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