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Day dress

Day dress

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1900-1905 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nicaud (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    embroidered silk and pleated chiffon

  • Museum number:

    T.208-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blue silk day dress in the Chinoiserie style. It is pale grey-blue silk embroidered with geometric Chinese-style jigsaw-puzzle like lines in coloured silk, the borders of pale yellow edged with black and worked with delicate flowers on a pale yellow ground border edged in black. The bodice is trimmed with accordion-pleated silk chiffon frills and cut with a stylized Chinese-style assymetrical lapel fastening. Boned bodice with waist stay

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1900-1905 (made)

Artist/maker

Nicaud (designer)

Materials and Techniques

embroidered silk and pleated chiffon

Materials

Silk; Chiffon

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Embroidery; Day wear; Women's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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