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Gown

  • Place of origin:

    China (weaving)
    China (embroidering)
    England (hand sewing)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk hand embroidered in silks

  • Museum number:

    T.183-1965

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Girl's dress, a back-fastening gown with a trained skirt. Made of ivory silk hand embroidered in coloured silks with floral motifs, birds, butterflies and baskets of fruits and flowers.

Place of Origin

China (weaving)
China (embroidering)
England (hand sewing)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk hand embroidered in silks

Descriptive line

Dress for a girl, back-fastening gown of ivory silk hand embroidered with floral motifs, birds and butterflies in coloured silks, woven and embroidered in China, sewn in England, ca. 1760

Materials

Silk (textile); Silk thread

Techniques

Embroidering

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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