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Woman's dress, one of a two part ensemble, in dark green silk velvet, fastening at the front with a standing collar with lapels, bodice front and cuffs trimmed with dark green ribbed silk, full-length sleeves and the skirt shaped for a bustle at the back with a large self-material bow: British, Scottish, Edinburgh, by Gowan and Strachan, c.1885 - 1888

Museum reference



Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Dress, Overdress

Production information

Gowan and Strachan, Designer and manufacturer
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE


c. 1885 - 1888


Silk, Metal


Previous owner: Stewart, Charles William, 1915 - 2001
Charles Stewart Collection


  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
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