Not currently on display at the V&A

Bill

16 February 1778 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Paper bill of sale for hoop petticoat T.120-1969. Printed in black on white hand-laid paper. A crest with a crowned lion and a unicorn is printed on the top left.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Printed paper
Brief Description
Printed paper bill of sale, retailed by A. Schabner, London, dated 16 February, 1778
Physical Description
Paper bill of sale for hoop petticoat T.120-1969. Printed in black on white hand-laid paper. A crest with a crowned lion and a unicorn is printed on the top left.
Marks and Inscriptions
'Miss David London 16 Feby 1778 / Bought of A. Schabner, [in large scroll lettering] / Riding Habit and Robe Maker at his / WARE-HOUSE / In Tavistock Street Covent Garden / (two doors from Pritchards Warehouse) / [handwritten from here on] Making a Brown Silk Italian Gown & Coat [£] 1-1-0 / To a Pink Holland Hoop [£] 10-6 / £1-11-6 [total] / Recd 26 Feby the contants for A. Schabner / J A G Ashton [signature]' (Printed (top part) and hand-written in ink (lower part).)
Credit line
Given by Mr and Mrs R. C. Carter
Object history
Given to the V&A in 1969, along with T.120-1969, T.121-1969 and T.122-1969, the gift of Bobby and Deborah Carter [64/1383]. These items were initially lent in 1964, but later were given to the Museum. The family from which they originated were the Hodges of Slowwe House, Arlingham, Gloucestershire.

Production
Bill of purchase for a hoopskirt T.120-1969, purchased on 16 February 1778 from A. Schabner Riding Habit and Robe Maker at his Warehouse in Tavistock Street Covent Garden by Miss Davis as a Pink Holland Hoop for 10s 6d.
Associated Object
Collection
Accession Number
T.120A-1969

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record createdAugust 9, 2007
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