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Dress

Description

Woman's dress, in purple and black shot silk, trimmed with silk velvet, constructed with the princess line, with a high round neckline and centre front fastening trimmed with velvet, full-length velvet sleeves with shot silk cuffs trimmed with lace, narrow skirt with train falling in swags and cascade, with purple silk ribbons trimming the centre front, panels of velvet and velvet finishing the train: British, c. 1874 - 1879

Museum reference

H.TM 30

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Dress

Production information

Unknown, Maker
Britain, EUROPE

Date

1874 - 1879

Materials

Shot silk, Velvet, Lace

Physical description

Silk, shot, purple; velvet, navy blue; lace

Exhibitions

  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

http://www.nms-mode.co.uk/victorian-princess-line-dress

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 1 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Fashion And Style

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