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Given by Professor P.D.A. Harvey
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Drawers of white cotton. Straight-cut, split and below knee length, and gathered into a straight-cut band at the waist which fastens with a cotton-covered button. Trimmed at the leg ends with hand-worked tucks and machine-made work.
Place of Origin
Materials and Techniques
Marks and inscriptions
'ELIZA DAVIES August 1865'
At the left waistband, hand-stitched in white cotton
Object history note
Registered File number 1988/198.
Probably from owner's trousseau.
Information from the donor, grandson of original owner: Belonged to Eliza Davies who married Joseph Adshed of Manchester, probably in 1865. Her father (ref. Professor Harvey's letter, 11 February 1988) was said to have owned a rope walk in Manchester or Liverpool and to have been fairly well-off.
Drawers of white cotton, England, dated 1865
Women's clothes; Fashion; Underwear
Textiles and Fashion Collection