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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.112-1930

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silk crêpe with tatted trimming in magenta mid-neck and bottom of skirt. No sleeves. Some vertical seams are joined with plait work. Material described as cotton at time of acquisition.

Place of Origin

Greece (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk crêpe garment with tatted trimming

Dimensions

Length: 53 in, Width: 38 in at bottom

Object history note

Registered File no. 1930/5955. CIS says the item is made of silk but register says "cotton crêpe."

The register notes that "the donor also gave embroderies (Italian, English and Dutch E. Indian?) for the Travelling Collection. They have been numbered Circ. 181 ro 186-1930."

Register attributes the garment to "North Greek Islands"

Descriptive line

Chemise, woven silk, Greece, 1800s.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Sewing; Tatting

Categories

Women's clothes; Clothing

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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