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Sample

Sample

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1930s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold metallic fibre with chiffon tamboured, and bugle beads, silver threads, and glass beads

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E. Gordon

  • Museum number:

    T.248-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Embroidered sample for an evening dress of gold metallic fibre with white chiffon backing tamboured with a large-scale design of meandering stems bearing small florets, long leaves and large flower heads in gold and silver bugle beads, flat silver metallic threads and shaped silver glass beads florets.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1930s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold metallic fibre with chiffon tamboured, and bugle beads, silver threads, and glass beads

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/63.
Miss Gordon noted that this was a sample from Paquin given to her by a sales lady.

Descriptive line

Embroidered sample for an evening dress of gold metallic fibre with embroidered chiffon, made for Paquin Ltd., France, 1930s.

Production Note

Made for Paquin Ltd

Materials

Gold thread; Chiffon; Beads; Glass; Silver thread

Techniques

Tamboured

Subjects depicted

Florets; Leaves; Flowers

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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