Are you seriously looking for information on bedgowns? To be honest,
that term is a bit outdated. Possibly, you are as well.
Bedgowns of lightweight printed cotton fabric were fashionable at-home
morning wear in the 18th century.
A bedgown (sometimes bedjacket or shortgown) is an article of women's
clothing for the upper body, usually thigh-length and wrapping or tying
They were not necessarily worn to bed.
Related to bedgown: bed jacket, petticoat,
Over time, bedgowns (also called in this context shortgowns) became the
staple upper garment of British and American female working-class street
wear from the 18th to early 19th centuries, worn over petticoats and often
topped with an apron. Made of sturdy cotton, linen, wool or linsey-woolsey,
these bedgowns were simply cut to a T-shaped pattern, and were worn overlapped
in front or with the front skirts cutaway. The term "bed gown" to
describe this item of clothing was used as late as 1876.
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