Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Dress labels
  • Dress labels
    James, Charles, born 1906 - died 1978
  • Enlarge image

Dress labels

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    James, Charles, born 1906 - died 1978 (made for)
    Unknown (Manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven silk

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Philippa Barnes

  • Museum number:

    T.292-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA10

Physical description

Roll of dress labels made for inclusion in Charles James' designs. It is of dark red silk with navy blue woven text.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1936 (made)

Artist/maker

James, Charles, born 1906 - died 1978 (made for)
Unknown (Manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Woven silk

Marks and inscriptions

'JAMES / 15 Bruton St / London W1'
Repeated throughout length of textile

Dimensions

Length: 142.2 cm, Width: 3.2 cm

Descriptive line

Roll of dress labels, made for Charles James, London, ca. 1936

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Fashion; Shopping; Textiles; Clothing

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.