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Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1895 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Whittingham & Humphreys (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brocaded silk satin, silk velvet and figured silk chiffon, lined with silk, boned

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss J. Geary, in memory of Miss E. M. Smith

  • Museum number:

    T.205&A-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Two-piece dress, cream silk satin brocaded with a satin tone-on-tone striped silk pattern and figured sprays of green and pink flowers. Embellished with cream silk chiffon figured with a pattern of small pink rosebuds.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1895 (made)

Artist/maker

Whittingham & Humphreys (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Brocaded silk satin, silk velvet and figured silk chiffon, lined with silk, boned

Descriptive line

Evening dress consisting of bodice and skirt of brocaded silk and velvet, made by Whittingham & Humphreys, London, ca. 1895.

Materials

Silk satin; Silk chiffon; Silk brocade; Silk velvet

Techniques

Brocading; Weaving

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Formal wear; Women's clothes

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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