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Dress

  • Place of origin:

    Crete (made)

  • Date:

    1700s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen embroidered in silks, with bobbin lace

  • Museum number:

    2064-1876

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dress of five widths of linen falling from a round gathered neck, the hem and the lower part of the seams decorated with coloured bobbin lace. Wide and exceptionally long sleeves fall from the gathers at the neck band. Gold lace and floral devices, embroidered in polychrome silks with three female figures, possibly a bride and her attendants.

Place of Origin

Crete (made)

Date

1700s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen embroidered in silks, with bobbin lace

Descriptive line

Dress, linen embroidered in polychrome silks with three female figures, possibly a bride and her attendants, made in Crete, 1700s

Materials

Linen (material); Silk thread; Bobbin lace

Techniques

Embroidering; Lace making

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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