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Court train

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    satin with appliqués of silk chiffon, gold lamé, metallic thread embroidery, spangles and silk floss

  • Museum number:

    245-1906

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

White satin train, very long, decorated with gold lamé ribbon intertwined and interspersed with appliquéd trailing roses made from silk tissue, chiffon, lamé and silk floss, accented with miniature spangles and metallic thread embroidery.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

satin with appliqués of silk chiffon, gold lamé, metallic thread embroidery, spangles and silk floss

Dimensions

Length: 366 cm, Width: 152 cm at widest point

Object history note

Worn by Lady Wilke.

Descriptive line

Court train, white satin with gold tissue, silk chiffon, silk floss, and metal thread embroidery

Materials

Silk satin; Silk chiffon; Lamé; Metal thread; Sequins

Techniques

Applied work; Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Fashion; Formal wear; Embroidery

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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