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Sample

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1961 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gordon, Eveline (designer)
    Worth London (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered satin with glass beads, costume pearls, and satin-stitched floss silk and chenille

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E. Gordon

  • Museum number:

    T.253-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sample of white satin embroidered in white glass bugle beads, teardrop, oval and round costume pearls and satin-stitched white floss silk and chenille.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1961 (made)

Artist/maker

Gordon, Eveline (designer)
Worth London (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered satin with glass beads, costume pearls, and satin-stitched floss silk and chenille

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/63.
The satin was used in a wedding dress designed by Owen Hyde-Clark of Worth and featured in The Times, June 1961. The dress was shown at the silk exhibition at the British Colour Council, London in 1961, after which it was shown in America.

Descriptive line

Sample of embroidered satin with beads, costume pearls, floss silk and chenille, designed by Eveline Gordon for Worth, London, 1961

Materials

Floss silk; Chenille; Pearls (imitation); Bugle beads

Techniques

Embroidered; Satin weave

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Marriage

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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