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Dolman

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool with a narrow cord braid and crimped silk fringe trim

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr & Mrs A.B.H. Edwards

  • Museum number:

    T.56-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dolman mantle of brown wool with a narrow cord braid and fringe trim. Brown and gold braid, plain and crimped silk fringe and tassels. Hip-length, fitted at the back, with knee-length pendant front and with semi-fitted sleeves with pendant ends. High band collar which, like the front of the jacket, fastens with hooks and eyes. The trimming is arranged around the collar, neck and shoulders, in a V-down to the centre back waist and around the edges. Braided tassels attached at the front of the neck, where there is a decorative cross-over cord fastening and at the centre back. Not lined but the fronts and seams are faced with brown silk. Tape hanging loop at the neck.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wool with a narrow cord braid and crimped silk fringe trim

Dimensions

weight: 2.70 weighted on the hanger inside tyvek bag

Object history note

Registered File number 1984/2525.

Historical context note

The donor alleged that this garment was owned and worn by Mrs Louisa Roberts (1845-1938), wife of haberdasher in North End Road, Fulham, London.

Descriptive line

Dolman mantle of brown wool with a narrow cord braid and fringe trim, England, ca. 1880.

Materials

Wool (textile); Silk (textile)

Techniques

Braiding; Crimped; Trimming (cutting)

Subjects depicted

Tassel; Hooks and eyes

Categories

Women's clothes; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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