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Plaid silk wrapper

Description: Civil war era plaid silk maternity wrapper. Silk plaid day dress w/ pocket on inside, ruching on front sleeves. Linen cotton lining, stay front (tie). Tear on left side of stay where it connects to dress material on right side on sleeve, Arms "eye" shredding, shredding on front of skirt. Multiple bug holes on lining. Shredding at back bodice seams. 95-inch sash made of mixture of chenile, cotton, silk.
Origin: 1860
Contributor(s): Funding provided by an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant, administered by the Indiana State Library
Collection: Conner Prairie Historic Clothing Collection
Copyright: No Copyright – United States
Subjects: Textile fabrics -- History
Clothing and dress
Women's clothing

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