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Object Name Nightgown
Catalog Number 2008.31.27 A-B
Description This pink nightgown has lace straps and trim along the top with a blue bow in the middle. It is advertised as the World's Shortest Nighty and is short, more like a camisole than a nightgown.

A - nightgown, B - insert
Date circa 1945
Material rayon/paper
Dimensions H-15.5 W-15 inches
People Childs, Barbara Rench
Subjects Sleepwear
Clothing & dress
Classification Clothing
Dimension Details Height measured from top of straps to bottom of nightgown. Width is from side to side.
Imagefile 009\20083127 AB.JPG
Year Range from 1940.0
Year Range to 1960.0
Makers mark The insert paper is in brown and ivory ink. It reads: Wow! World's Shortest Nighty. Mighty Cool--but cute. Designed to cover as little as possible...guaranteed to keep that special someone alluring - and mighty cool, too! A real cuite of a shortie gown that will really fit...well, almost! Only 10" long and...how filmy can it get! Stretchable, kint rayon. One size makes everyone happy. Mfg. By: Clayton Specialty Mfg. Co. Chicago 5, Ill.
Made Clayton Specialty Manufacturing Company