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Drawers

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly, made)
    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lawn edged with lace and silk satin ribbon, with mother of pearl buttons

  • Museum number:

    T.323-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fine white lawn drawers with a split crotch, and side buttons in mother of pearl and drawstring set in back of waist. Each leg is edged with a deep frill, pin-tucked and edged with lace, and pink silk satin ribbon threaded through a wide channel in the fabric and tied in a bow.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly, made)
France (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lawn edged with lace and silk satin ribbon, with mother of pearl buttons

Marks and inscriptions

'EMILIE'
Embroidered monogram on leg

Object history note

Registered File number 1989/1229.
Worn by Emilie Grigsby.

Descriptive line

Drawers of lawn edged with lace and satin ribbon, possibly made in France or Great Britain, ca. 1910

Materials

Lawn (textile); Silk (textile); Mother of pearl

Techniques

Satin weave

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Underwear; Lace

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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