Mourning Dress Ensemble

ca. 1900 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
British Galleries, Room 125b
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Mourning Dress Bodice
  • Mourning Dress Skirt
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
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.
Collection
Accession Number
T.107:1, 2-2003

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record createdJanuary 15, 2004
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