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Dress buckle

Dress buckle

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1926-1928 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gordon, Eveline (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Quilted leather with cotton backing, decorated with glass beads

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E. Gordon

  • Museum number:

    T.244C-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Part of a dress buckle for an evening belt. Quilted gold and silver leather with black cotton backing in an abstract shape of silver rays emanating from three circles, each decorated with turquoise glass beads.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1926-1928 (made)

Artist/maker

Gordon, Eveline (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Quilted leather with cotton backing, decorated with glass beads

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/63. Part of a set of dress embroidery and leather buckles T.244 to G-1986.
Miss Gordon's members of staff visited Paris and bring back trimmings and samples for her embroidery workshop to copy or take ideas from.

Descriptive line

Part of a dress buckle for an evening belt in leather, made by Eveline Gordon, Great Britain, 1926-1928

Materials

Leather; Glass-beads; Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Quilting

Subjects depicted

Circles

Categories

Accessories; Women's clothes; Leather

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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