40’s Peignoir Set
Label: Hobert Dream-Glo
Fabric: of “Bemberg” Rayon Yarn
Details: Special Peignoir set from the 1940’s. The set is a pretty shade of pink with tiny red,blue, purple, and green flowers sprinkled all over. The nightgown has an X shaped accent of creamy lace on the bodice. There are gathers on the bodice that make for a flattering fit. There is a shirred band at the waist and attached self tie belt that ties in the back. The gown is slightly shorter in front than in back.
The robe has the same lace mesh around the collar and around the waist for making a sort of diamond shape in the back. It is shirred at the waist in front and back. The cuffs close with two snaps and have the same lace trim. The robe closes with 6 cloth covered buttons. There are tiny shoulder pads in the robe.
Condition: A couple of buttons on the robe are a little worn on the edge and there is a spot on the front 6” from the bottom (see photo)
Best fits a modern size xs/small; see measurements for best fit.
Length: 53” in front, 57” in back
Waist: 25”-26” (but can be worn open
Shoulders: 14 1/2”-14 3/4”
Sleeve length: 25 1/2”
Overall length: 54 1/2”
Model’s measurements: 32” x 26” x 34”, 5’6” tall