Thanks for the information. How fortunate that you have a piece of family history.
--- On Wed, 10/28/09, chardellj <chardellj@...> wrote:
From: chardellj <chardellj@...>
Subject: [CostumeHistoryClass] Re: victorian mens dressing gowns
Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:33 AM
--- In CostumeHistoryClass @yahoogroups. com, "missie" <mis2misu@.. .> wrote:
> Does anyone know if the men's dressing gown from the victorian period would have been lined? I am making costuming for my boyfriend and we attend Dickens on the Strand in Galveston. I have found a man's dressing gown pattern from that period. It does not say if it is lined.
Yes the gown would be lined, i have one of my grandfathers dressing gowns from the late 1800's (maybe just a little after the core of the Victorian era) and it is silk on the outside lined with satin and very elegant.
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