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Drawers

Drawers

  • Place of origin:

    England, Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Nieman Marcus

  • Museum number:

    T.9-1968

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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Physical description

White linen drawers, just below knee length. The legs are loose and banded at the border with three tucks. The fullness of the seat is eased into the waist band, through the top of which a gathering tape is run. In the front they are open from hip level, and they are open at the back. There are three vertical worked holes in the front waist band and centre seam, and a horizontal one at the back. There is a vertical button-hole halfway down the centre back and what appears to have been a tape mounting for a button. Inside the right hand back of the waistband is a finely worked blue crown surmounting 'V R / 6'.

There are two tucks taken in at the sides of the rear opening.

Place of Origin

England, Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Linen

Marks and inscriptions

'V R / 6' [below a crown]

Descriptive line

White linen drawers, England, ca. 1850

Categories

Royalty; Textiles; Underwear; Women's clothes

Collection code

T&F

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