Dress, tea-style, of white silk satin. Low, square neckline bordered with wide panels of shirred fabric. Puffed sleeves narrow tightly at the upper arm and terminate at the elbow. Additional shirring and lace at knee. Floor-length skirt with slight train in back. Blue China silk lining.
A tea gown is style of garment worn in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as informal at-home dress. This gown was often worn with members of one's own family or while entertaining close friends at home.