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Pair of sleeve ruffles

Pair of sleeve ruffles

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1770s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tamboured muslin, embroidered with cotton, linen

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss S. P. Emery

  • Museum number:

    T.187&A-1962

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of sleeve ruffles of tamboured muslin gathered onto a linen band. Embroidered with white cotton in chain stitch with small sprigs of bell-like flowers. Scalloped edges decorated with a border of guilloche pattern and a looped stem bearing small trefoil leaves. The two underneath ruffles have the border pattern and one row of flower sprigs only.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1770s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tamboured muslin, embroidered with cotton, linen

Dimensions

Diameter: 45.25 in both maximum, Width: 11.5 in both maximum

Descriptive line

Pair of sleeve ruffles of tamboured muslin embroidered with cotton, England, 1770s

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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