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1940's Nylon Negligee

Description

Off-White, nylon parachute robe and gown, lace trim, ankle length.

Source

HCT.1996.12.1ab

Provenance

These garments were designed and made by Lillian Luoma for her belated honeymoon in 1945. The garments are made from a nylon parachute that her husband sent her from France. She won first place in The Cleveland Press' fifth national sewing contest in the Victory category for these garments. Lillian was born in Warren, Ohio in 1917 and was an Alumna of Ohio State University. She would go on to teach Home Economics in Ohio and Florida.

Design Elements

Bishop Sleeve, Banded Cuff, Gored Skirt

Fiber/Fabric Information

Garment is made of nylon and lace trim is cotton

Decade

1940-1949

Color

White

Nightwear Type

negligee

Files

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Cotton Fiber
Cotton Fiber
Nylon Fiber
Nylon Fiber

Collection

Citation

“1940's Nylon Negligee,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 22, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/1774.

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