Sleepwear History

Report
Sleepwear 1910 - 2010
1910 – 1920
1910 – 1920
1910 – 1920
1920
20s pink silk chemise style nightgown with netted lace
and embroidery at bust, sheer embroidered silk chiffon
straps.
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This is the perfect late 20’s Silky Rayon crepe
de chine , Ecru lace décolletage with peach
appliqués and hand finished seams
1930s
Men’s Silk
Pyjamas
Soiesette Pyjamas
Vintage nightgown in wonderful black
with pink satin ribbon and pleated ruffle
accents
1930s
Black rayon satin bias cut, floral print
30s nightgown with intricate
latticework detailed neckline and puff
sleeves. Black silk ribbon at waist,
deep V back.
1930s
Pale sunshine yellow ribbed jersey rayon 30s
pyjamas with matching jacket and deco
accents.
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1930s
Peach satin acetate late 30s bias cut nightgown with
trapunto stitching. Mother of pearl buttons at centre
of sweetheart neckline, shirred at shoulders....ruffle
sleeves. Sashes at side seams tie in back.
1930s
Blue rayon satin late 30s nightgown with deco
pintuck detailing at shoulders and waist. Fabric
is dotted with a raised stitch, has keyhole
neckline and lace trimmed collar, plunging back
topped with large bow.
1940s
Deep burgundy rayon 40s pyjamas
in the spirit of Kate Hepburn.
Vintage Embroidered Lace Nightgown
in off white nylon It is nylon, chiffon
and lace
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Pure silk vintage 40's men's pyjamas. They have a tone on tone damask sea print of
star fish, lobsters, crabs, etc... In a soft muted dusty blush pink. Pants have an
elastic back and buttons in front, shirt buttons in front with chest pocket.
Elegant 40s rayon bias cut nightgown in glowing peach
with white embroidered sheer ribbon trim at waist and
shoulders. Peaked waist, rusched bust on either side of
plunging neckline in front and back.
40's tropical print floral acetate rayon 2 piece
pajama set. High waist pants with wide legs, side
buttons. Cropped top ties in front with short
sleeves.
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1940s
Robin's egg blue nylon & chiffon 40s nightgown. Sheer
rusched bust & cap sleeve shoulders accented by tiny
satin bows, shawl effect in back. Pleated to hem.
1940s
1940's Lightweight Sheer
Nylon night gown. This
nightgown has an empire top
and gathered bust area.
Vintage 40s Sheer
Nylon Nightgown in palest pink. It
is nylon with beautiful details on the
skirt.
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Peach crepe silk floral bias cut nightgown from the
1940s. Ribbon rosettes at slit down centre of
bodice, gently gathered at straps and peaked
waist seam.
Pale sunshine yellow 40s bias cut nightgown with
lace trim. Blouson style bodice, wide lace trim,
bias cut to hem.
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Perky pink and blue floral print cotton 40s
pyjamas with pedal pusher pants, trimmed in
eyelet lace.
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Sweet sunshine yellow jersey rayon 40s
pyjamas with light blue top stitch detail.
Snow white acetate bias cut 40s nightgown
with blue-white silk ribbon bows at lace
shoulders.
1940s
SILK bias cut 40's nightgown with delicate
scalloped edges at sleeves and hem, sweet floral
embroidery at waist and lace trimmed plunging
neckline. Deep V back
1940s
Vintage nightgown in
wonderful seafoam blue
with lace & pleated ruffle
accents.
Vintage 1940s champagne rayon full length
gown with lace.
Men's vintage pyjamas 1950's. Green and white stripes.
Balloon Seat, Short Sleeve, Knee Length, 100%
Cotton, Wash N' Wear. Chest pocket on top, button
front. Bottoms have buttons on the side for adjusting
with elasticized side bands and snap closure in front.
50s Mens three piece Christmas pyjama set with
red, white cotton flannel top with long sleeves,
button front, notched fold over collar, and chest
patch pocket, matching pants with snap fly and
waist drawstring, and night cap with pointed top
and tassel
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Shocking pink nylon and chiffon 50s nightie.
Sheer chiffon plunging neckline front and back,
yoked waist with cord tie in back.
Sheer black chiffon over nude nylon 50s
nightie. Lace panel at waist with satin ribbon
to tie in back. Lace rounded collar and
straps.
Delicate pale pink nylon and sheer LACE 50's.
Plunging neckline front & back of soft white floral
embroidered lace, fluttery ruffles at shoulders. Sheer
inset all the way around yoked waist, shirred at hips.
Soft nylon falling to ankles.
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Soft brushed cotton flannel 50s pyjamas with
bandana inspired print in red. Button up men's shirt
style top with loop collar, cinches at waist with side
tie. Pants button at side of waist with 2 plastic flat
buttons. Tapered legs.
Short vintage 1950s nightgown that has a wonderful
pale blue nylon lining with a pale blue nylon chiffon
overlay. The chiffon is gathered at the top to the waist,
the waist has a pretty blue lace trim as does the
shoulder straps.
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Women’s sleepwear
1950
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Men’s Pyjamas 1950
Gold lame, black lace and chiffon 50's full length
nightgown. Fitted bodice with rusching in the
centre. Sleeveless with scalloped edge. Gold lame
layered with black lace, ankle length skirt of soft
nylon and chiffon.
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Gold lame and black nylon and chiffon 50's
nightgown. Bodice has slimming inset waist of soft
nylon and cups of gold lame' with black lace overlay.
Satin ribbon straps. Skirt is slightly flared, black nylon
beneath sheer black chiffon, hemline of lace.
Vintage 1950s red gown and robe lace nylon
tricot set. The robe has lace down both front
sections, around the hem, and around the
sleeve cuffs. The robe is a sheer material. The
gown has lace down the front centre and is a
single nylon layer of material.
1950s
These pyjamas are made of a soft crepe like
material. The sleeves are trimmed in a soft
lace. The front is trimmed in embroidered
flowers and horizontal insets of the same lace
as the sleeves. The bottoms are a traditional
bloomer style.
Sleeveless nightgown with a high rounded neckline
with the same floral lace trim as the robe. The gown
is double layered with the top layer being chiffon and
the bottom layer being nylon.
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This set is an ivory color with antiqued lace decoration.
The robe is made of a double layer of chiffon, the
bottom hem is trimmed in lace both layers, which is
unusual. It has puffy sleeves with a light band of elastic
at the end. It closes with 4 satin covered buttons at the
top and the remaining length is left free flowing and
open.
1960’s
1960s men's two piece pyjama suit with black,
white, brown, gold striped cotton pyjama top
with long sleeves, pullover styling with henley
collar overlapped at bottom, straight sides and
hem, and straight sleeves, and matching
pyjama pants with elasticized waist, metal
snaps at waistband and fly, and balloon seat
detail
1960s brown cotton pyjamas with purple,
gold, and blue stripes on top; pants have
elasticized waist and snaps at fly, top
buttons up front and has left chest pocket.
60s Men's two piece pyjama set with charcoal,
white flecked silk pyjama top with long sleeves,
pearl button front, medium width pointed collar,
and chest patch pocket, and pyjama pants with
waist drawstring and button fly
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Voluminous snow white chiffon 2 piece peignoir set from the 1960s. Layers of sheer white chiffon over
nylon make up the robe, with waist cinch hidden beneath caped back....front ties shut with extra long
double corded nylon ending in pom-poms. Goddess style nightgown in chiffon and nylon has plunging
neckline with nylon cord at empire waist, coming into side seams of gown to slip beneath the dramatic
caped back.
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1960s
Deep emerald green satin 60's pyjamas. Delicate
ribbon frog closures down front, hip pockets. Pants
have elastic waist.
Vintage 1960's mod print nylon
pyjamas . The floral print is in
orange, gold, turquoise, avocado,
and burgundy with bright orange
bottoms. The top buttons down and
has a cloth tie belt. The bottoms
have an elastic waist.
1960s
Rosy pink nylon full-length gown.
Beautiful crochet details the high,
Empire waist. Thin pink ties create
a pinhole bust, while long ties sash
the waist below the low-scooped
back. A wide bottom hem adds a
touch of elegance.
Taffeta lounging set from the late 50's Dark grey & soft white
vertical stripes on slim fit, side zip and snap pants and dramatic
swing cut top. Top buttons up front with turquoise velveteen
covered buttons, more velveteen trims side faux-pockets, sleeve
cuffs & small rounded collar. Cuffs accented with big blue
rhinestone studded buttons
1960s
Black nylon chiffon 50s nightie with candy pink
lace appliqués. Ribbon at waist.
1960s
Elegant 60s nightgown in snow white soft nylon
and strategically placed white lace with sheer
nude deep V neckline and plunging back. Nude
chiffon "float" robe with rhinestone button at
neckline.
1960s
Sleeveless pyjamas in a beautiful pink, white and green
rose floral print. Trapeze shaped top features a shaped
yoke, pink piping, white lace trim, gathers under yoke at
centre front and a bow accent. Bloomers have elastic at
waist and leg openings, ruffles at leg edges.
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Vintage 70s Olga nightgown. A delicate
cage of lace makes up the bodice and
peek-a-boo keyhole
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This is a Vintage Retro nightgown from the 70s. It is
a rayon polyester blend fabric. There is Orange and
green smocking on waistband and collar. Elastic
around waist for a better fit. Gown has a ruffle
around bottom.
GOWN - lace trim front, 3 button decor and bow
under bust, elastic waist, cap sleeve, ruffle hem
ROBE - lace trim front, around hood and at
wrist, zip front, elastic waist, vent front, darts at
waist,
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Soft peach 70s peignoir
set
1970s
Silky sheer nylon in
a fabulous shade of
lilac. Gorgeous
sheer Chantilly lace
on bodice trails
down the sides to
the hips. Pretty pin
tuck details.
Spaghetti straps.
Floor length skirt
flairs out slightly.
Vintage 70s.
Women's nylon sleeveless eggshell nightgown.
Body is gently gathered into shaped neckline
yoke with floral embroidery. Neckline is
scalloped with keyhole that closes with single
button and loop.
1970s
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Sheer pink with soutache detail
on the cups...Flirty trapeze style
cut ...shiny satin ribbon trim on
the hemline
1980s
1980s
Darling 80's blushing pink peignoir/robe. 2" of
matching scalloped lace trimming with pink satin
ribbon interlacing throughout. Open front with
satin tie closure.
Made from shimmery nylon, short sleeves
are pleated into shoulder seams, lace
trimmed bodice with matching fabric
covered buttons, Long pants with elastic
waistline.
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Formfit stretch lace nightgown. Soft pleats at
the waist ingeniously smooth over any figure
flaws. The glamorous full skirt is just for
swirling! Ballet length; just a little above the
ankle. Glossy, ultra silky
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Vintage 80s nightgown. Deep V neckline, empire bodice with
sheer net insertion and appliqués. Deep cut armholes and racer
back. Beautiful fluid peach fabric has a tone on tone paisley
design. Deep slits on sides of floor length skirt. Bias cut so it has
a lovely drape.
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1990s
1990s
2000 to 2010

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