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Dress fabric

Dress fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Spitalfields (made)

  • Date:

    1740-1745 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    brocaded silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss R. B. Salwey

  • Museum number:

    T.96-1973

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dress fabric of cream taffeta ground with self-coloured double meander of roses. Between the meanders are bunches of flowers brocaded in pinks and several shades of green.

Place of Origin

Spitalfields (made)

Date

1740-1745 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

brocaded silk

Dimensions

Length: 40.5 in, Width: 19.875 in including selvages

Descriptive line

Dress fabric of brocaded silk, Spitalfields, London, 1740-1745.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Brocading

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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