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Jacket

  • Place of origin:

    Attica (made)
    greece (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered felt with gold thread, gold cord, sequins and metal purl, applied with velvet, lined with cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Dr Gordon Bottomley.

  • Museum number:

    T.58-1968

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woman's jacket of embroidered white felt edged with panels of red felt and decorated with applied panels of maroon velvet and with couched gold thread, gold cord, sequins and metal purl. Small bolero-type. The arm holes, the front edges and the hem are lined with blue-grey cotton.

Place of Origin

Attica (made)
greece (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered felt with gold thread, gold cord, sequins and metal purl, applied with velvet, lined with cotton

Dimensions

Length: 25 in, Length: 63.5 cm, Width: 10 in shoulders, Width: 25.4 cm shoulders, Width: 20 in hem, Width: 50.8 cm hem

Object history note

Gift from Dr. Gordon Bottemley.

Registered papers 67/545.

Descriptive line

Jacket, felt with applied velvet and embroidery, Greece (Attica), 1800s.

Materials

Felt; Velvet; Material; Gold thread; Cord; Sequins; Purl

Techniques

Applique; Embroidery

Categories

Textiles; Women's clothes; Embroidery; Fashion; Folk Art; Women's clothes; Regional Dress; Clothing

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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