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Smock

  • Place of origin:

    Whitchurch (Warwickshire) (made)

  • Date:

    1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen, smocked and embroidered

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Rev. J. Harvey Bloom

  • Museum number:

    T.108-1921

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This smock was made for the wedding of William Morris of Wimpstone, Warwickshire about the year 1840. It is a remarkably fine example of embroidered linen.

Physical description

Finely embroidered linen smock made for a wedding.

Place of Origin

Whitchurch (Warwickshire) (made)

Date

1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen, smocked and embroidered

Object history note

Donated by the Reverend J. Harvey Bloom in April 1921.

Descriptive line

Smock made for a wedding, finely embroidered linen, made in Whitchurch, Warwickshire, 1840

Materials

Linen

Techniques

Smocking; Embroidering

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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