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Dress

1800-1810 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Dress made of dark yellow silk and wool poplin. The dress has a square neck and medium high waist. The sleeves are long and plain, and slightly gathered at the head and tapering to the wrist. The front of the skirt is plain with ties passing through loops to fasten at the centre back and has the bodice front attached. The bodice is lined with linen at the centre back, and with brushed cotton at the sides extending to form stomacher flaps. The skirt is tightly gathered at the centre back.

Object details

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Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk and wool poplin lined with linen and cotton
Brief description
Dress made of silk and wool poplin, England, 1800-1810
Physical description
Dress made of dark yellow silk and wool poplin. The dress has a square neck and medium high waist. The sleeves are long and plain, and slightly gathered at the head and tapering to the wrist. The front of the skirt is plain with ties passing through loops to fasten at the centre back and has the bodice front attached. The bodice is lined with linen at the centre back, and with brushed cotton at the sides extending to form stomacher flaps. The skirt is tightly gathered at the centre back.
Dimensions
  • Width: 75cm (width of textile selvedge to selvedge)
Credit line
Given by Mrs J Bulkeley
Collection
Accession number
T.665-1974

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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