White, cotton, hand embroidered, nightgown. The cotton fabric is machine made. The embroidery on the neckline is hand done. The embroidery is off white with fan shapes, and a butterfly design in the center. There is crochet on the sleeves and at the neck.
Donated by Mae Counelis. The nightgown blonged to and was worn by Koula (Lazos) Counelis, Mae's mother. The nightgown was part of her dowry, circa 1900-1930.
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Nightgown, February 22, 2013, 1900 – 1930, Mae C Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6759. Accessed 04/16/21.