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Evening dress

Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1815-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk gauze, satin

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


1815-1820 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silk gauze, satin

Descriptive line

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


Silk; Satin


Hand sewing


Fashion; Evening wear; Clothing; Women's clothes


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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