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Evening dress

Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1815-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk gauze, satin

  • Museum number:

    T.4-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rose pink silk gauze. Very high waist, square neck (trimming removed?) and medium puffed sleeves strapped with corded bands of matching satin. The hem is trimmed with a wide band of scalloped, diagonal frills of self material edged with satin. The dress fastens at the back and the skirt is gathered to the bodice at the back.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1815-1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk gauze, satin

Descriptive line

1815-20, English; Evening dress, full length, Pink silk gauze, satin trim, two original pins

Materials

Silk; Satin

Techniques

Hand sewing

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Clothing; Women's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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