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dress

dress

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1937 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cook, Xenia

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr and Mrs V. A. Gordon Tregear

  • Museum number:

    T.62-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Full length dress of woven silver lame with pleated flaps of fabric over each shoulder, and detachable long sleeves. Draped neckline with gathers at each side of collarbone, and cut to a blunt 'v' at the back. Opens at the left hand side with press-studs. Gathers at the left hand side, waist seam. The sleeves fasten at the wrist with 3 covered buttons. There is a split in the side seam at the left hand side hem, and here the skirt has an assymetric pointed train at the back, with a 'coin' weight and a loop.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1937 (made)

Artist/maker

Cook, Xenia

Marks and inscriptions

'Xenia' LONDON
Woven label stitched to inside right hand side seam above waist.

Dimensions

Circumference: 70 cm, Length: 142 cm Front, shoulder to hem

Descriptive line

A full length wedding dress of woven silver lame, with detachable long sleeves.

Materials

Silk; Material; Lame

Techniques

Handsewing

Categories

Women's clothes; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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