Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Skirt panel

  • Place of origin:

    Spitalfields (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1743-1744 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brocaded silk

  • Museum number:

    T.423-1977

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Skirt panel of brocaded silk consisting of several pieces. It is brocaded with coloured silks on an off white ground with a flush pattern. The design consists of bunches of flowers linked by string and tied in loose bows. The string is purple and yellow and the flowers are pale yellow, purple, tan and pink with leaves in two shades of green.

It has a tabby ground, the brocaded wefts are unbound and the flush pattern is formed by an interruption of the ground weave.

Place of Origin

Spitalfields (manufactured)

Date

1743-1744 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brocaded silk

Dimensions

Height: 47 in maximum, Width: 28.25 in maximum

Descriptive line

Skirt panel of brocaded silk, Spitalfields, London 1743-1744

Categories

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

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.