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Dress

Dress

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    shot-silk lined in cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Harry Matthews

  • Museum number:

    T.54:1&2-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Purple shot-silk dress, separate bodice and skirt, trimmed with blue silk buttons.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

shot-silk lined in cotton

Dimensions

Length: 42 cm bodice, Length: 55 cm sleeves, Width: 32 cm sleeve, Width: 35 cm bodice, Length: 115 cm skirt, Circumference: 55 cm waist, Width: 100 cm hem

Descriptive line

Dress, bodice and skirt, purple shot-silk taffeta. British, 1860.

Materials

Shot silk; Cotton

Techniques

Sewing; Weaving

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Women's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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