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Blouse

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    c.1912 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lucile, born 1863 - died 1935 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk chiffon, lace, broderie anglaise, lined with silk and chiffon

  • Museum number:

    T.60-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black silk chiffon blouse with a wrap effect bodice, lined with white chiffon and with an interior chemise lining in white broderie anglaise and lace that shows through the sheer chiffon layers. Lined in white silk. Bunch of violet artificial flowers decorate the bosom. Long shirred sleeves with openwork down the outsides and ruffles at the wrists. Label at waistband.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

c.1912 (made)

Artist/maker

Lucile, born 1863 - died 1935 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk chiffon, lace, broderie anglaise, lined with silk and chiffon

Marks and inscriptions

Lucile Ltd 20 Hanover Square
On label in waistband

Dimensions

Length: 48 cm

Object history note

Worn by Miss Heather Firbank

Descriptive line

Silk chiffon blouse with lace, designed by Lucile, Great Britain, c.1912

Materials

Silk chiffon; Broderie anglaise; Lace; Artificial flowers

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Day wear; Textiles; Lace; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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