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Blouse

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)
    United States (underarm shields, made)

  • Date:

    c.1912 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mascotte (designer)
    Kleinert (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk chiffon, trimmed with fringe, lined

  • Museum number:

    T.56-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Grey-brown mole silk chiffon blouse with rows of closely spaced parallel buttons down the front, turned back cuffs and collar edged with a short dense silk fringe. Opaque lining. With Japanese silk underarm shields. Waist stay.

Place of Origin

London (made)
United States (underarm shields, made)

Date

c.1912 (made)

Artist/maker

Mascotte (designer)
Kleinert (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silk chiffon, trimmed with fringe, lined

Marks and inscriptions

Mascotte 89 Park Street, Park Lane [text on the tails of the bow]
On woven label tied in a bow, sewn to waist stay

'BEST AMERICAN MAKE / THE BEST / WARRANTED / KLEINERT / TRADE MARK / The Gem. / JAPANESE SILK / 8'
Maker's brand stamped on the silk underarm shields

Object history note

Worn by Miss Heather Firbank

Descriptive line

Blouse, Mauve silk chiffon Mascotte, London c.1912

Production Note

The underarm silk shields are made by Kleinert, USA

Materials

Silk chiffon; Fringe

Categories

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

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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