Floral print nightdress & negligee

Rachel Stace wore these 1930s garments in the 1970s. Vintage nightdresses and gowns were often hand-dyed and sold as dresses in the markets. Read more about 1970s fashion in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication The Age of Aquarius: A 70s Revolution in Fashion. 

Details

Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Rachel Stace
Designer: Unknown
Garment type: Nightdress, negligee
Material: Rayon with cotton lace (nightdress), rayon with cotton lace trim (negligee)
Features: Negligee is hand-dyed purple, buttons are lace covered
Colour: Purple (negligee), pink, blue, green and mauve floral print (nightdress)
Label: Unknown
Date: 1930s