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Sample

Sample

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gordon, Eveline (embroiderer)
    Worth London (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered satin and chiffon, machine-stitched, embroidered over floss silk, rhinestone, beads and pearls

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Eveline Gordon

  • Museum number:

    T.246-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This sample was annotated that it was intended for a 'court dress, satin to low hipline, full chiffon skirt'.

Physical description

Embroidered sample for a court dress. Ivory satin and chiffon embroidered with a corn spray. Fabrics are machine-stitched together along a wavy central line and the waved motif is embroidered over in ivory floss silk. With rhinestone studs, silver bugle beads and oat-shaped pearls along the centre of the cereal.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1935 (made)

Artist/maker

Gordon, Eveline (embroiderer)
Worth London (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered satin and chiffon, machine-stitched, embroidered over floss silk, rhinestone, beads and pearls

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/63.

An attached note from Miss Gordon: 'court dress, satin to low hipline, full chiffon skirt'.

Descriptive line

Embroidered sample for a court dress, made by Eveline Gordon at the workshop of Worth, London, 1935.

Materials

Chiffon; Floss silk; Rhinestone; Beads; Pearls

Techniques

Satin weave; Machine sewing; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Corn

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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