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Cuff, woman's

Description

One of a pair of cuffs from a woman's dress, in blue silk, slightly corded, embellished with applique design of flowers and leaves embroidered in multi-coloured silks and gilt metal thread, the motifs were embroidered onto linen before being cut-out and applied to the silk: possibly British, c. 1730 - 1750

Museum reference

A.1976.698

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Cuff, woman's

Production information

Unknown
Britain, EUROPE

Date

c. 1730 - 1750

Materials

Silk, Silk, Gilt

Physical description

One of a pair of cuffs from a woman's dress, in blue silk, slightly corded, embellished with applique design of flowers and leaves embroidered in multi-coloured silks and gilt metal thread, the motifs were embroidered onto linen before being cut-out and applied to the silk: possibly British, c. 1730 - 1750

Exhibitions

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

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