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Description

Woman's dress, in yellow cotton printed in dark brown with an abstract design formed from clusters of rectangular shapes with small rectangular dashes between, with low wide neckline trimmed with pleats, full-length sleeves, narrow at the lower arm and very full in the upper arm and gathered into the shoulder, fitted bodice fastening at centre back with hooks and eyes, full skirt pleated into waist extending to ankle length, lined with cotton, part of an ensemble with matching shoulder cape H.NAA 3.2: probably British, c. 1830

Museum reference

H.NAA 3.1

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Dress

Production information

Unknown, Maker
Britain, EUROPE

Materials

Cotton

Physical description

Woman's dress, in yellow cotton printed in dark brown with an abstract design formed from clusters of rectangular shapes with small rectangular dashes between, with low wide neckline trimmed with pleats, full-length sleeves, narrow at the lower arm and very full in the upper arm and gathered into the shoulder, fitted bodice fastening at centre back with hooks and eyes, full skirt pleated into waist extending to ankle length, lined with cotton, part of an ensemble with matching shoulder cape H.NAA 3.2: probably British, c. 1830

On display

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