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Chemise

Chemise

  • Place of origin:

    Greece (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk crêpe garment with tatted trimming

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E. R. Price

  • Museum number:

    T.113-1930

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silk crêpe with tatted trimmings in white round the bottom of the skirt. No sleeves. Some of the vertical seams are joined with plait work. Material described as cotton rather than silk upon acquisition.

Place of Origin

Greece (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk crêpe garment with tatted trimming

Dimensions

Length: 56 in, Width: 37 in

Object history note

Registered File no. 1930/5955.

Register attributes the garment to 'North Greek Islands'.

Descriptive line

Chemise, woven silk with tatted trimming, Greece, 1800s.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Tatting; Sewing

Categories

Women's clothes; Clothing; Regional Dress

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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