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Mourning dress ensemble

Mourning dress ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool trimmed with mourning crape and lined with glazed cotton; waistband made of cotton twill faced with glazed cotton, and fastened with metal hooks and eyes

  • Museum number:

    T.107:1, 2-2003

  • Gallery location:

    British Galleries, Room 125b, case 1 []

Physical description

The skirt is A-line in shape, typical of the early 1900s. It it trimmed with chevrons of mourning crape around the hem. It is fastened at the waist with hooks and eyes.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wool trimmed with mourning crape and lined with glazed cotton; waistband made of cotton twill faced with glazed cotton, and fastened with metal hooks and eyes

Categories

Clothing; Death; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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