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Jersey Jersey

Jumper or jersey in Fair Isle pattern knitted wool, with a high round neck and long sleeves, and a chequered design in red and blue on the neck, hem and cuffs, bought c. 1910, features in the painting ‘The Fair Isle Jumper’, by Stanley Cursiter, 1923, currently held by Edinburgh City Council: Scottish, Fair Isle, c. 1910

Page, fashion Page, fashion

Full page advertisement for 'Fashionable Furs at Swan and Edgar's, Regent St., Piccadilly, London W.', a page from an unidentified journal. Advertisement printed in colour and features women in fashionable day dress with wide brimmed hats and fur muffs, scarves, cravats and stoles. The fur products feature product names and prices. English, c. 1900 - 1910.

Fashion plate Fashion plate

Fashion plate, in colour on paper, showing men and women in evening dress in front of three windows, and a motor car, titled 'Au revoir...', designed by Georges Barbier, from Le Bonheur du Jour, Paris, 1924: Paris, France, 1924

Dress Dress

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

Dress Dress

Woman's dress in black dress machine net and crepe de chine, decorated with coral coloured plastic beads and gold and black sequins, with v-shaped neckline and dropped waistline, bought by the donor in Glasgow: Scottish, 1927

Bustle Bustle

Woman's hooped bustle or crinolette, in cotton with a narrow black and white stripe, fastening at centre front waist with front panel cut away towards back, centre back with internal metal hoops forming a tube, adjusted by internal lacing and ties: British, c. 1870

Textile / wool / sample Textile / wool / sample

One of a collection of samples of Paisley shawl patterns, short length of a woven border with long cone or buta shapes at the centre, detailed multi-coloured design predominantly in shades of red, blue and green: probably Scottish, Paisley, mid-19th century

Dress Dress

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, fitted bodice and full ankle length skirt pleated into waist, lined with cotton, part of an ensemble with matching shoulder cape H.NAA 3.2: probably British, c. 1830

Bodice Bodice

Bodice of a woman's dress, in brown and blue shot silk, with a high round neckline, fastening centre front with seven blue and gold buttons, fitted with skirted section extending over the hip,a flat frill around front and back in the form of a shoulder cape, full-length sleeves, frill, hem and cuffs trimmed with grey-brown silk fringe, lined with cotton, part of an ensemble with H.TM 142 B: British, c. 1860 - 1863

Skirt Skirt

Woman's skirt, in brown and blue shot silk, part of an ensemble with H.TM 142 A, full-length, cut for a crinoline underpinning, hem finished with brown wool braid, lined with cotton: British, c. 1860 - 1863

Breeches Breeches

Man's breeches in yellow chamois leather, with centre front button fastening, welt pocket on wearer's right and fall opening at front, centre back waistline with gusset insert and ties, legs extending to calf with short opening at each knee fastened by six buttons and a tie: probably British, c. 1790 - 1820

Coat, man's frock Coat, man's frock

Man's double-breasted frock coat of fine black cloth, partly lined with cotton: British, c.1840

Coat, man's Coat, man's

Man's coat in black wool cloth, part of an evening suit H.TI 23 A-C, with a v-shaped neckline and silk faced lapels, fastening with a button link at waist, two jet pockets at front hip, and one welt pocket at wearer's left chest, full length sleeves with three buttons at cuff fastening, lined in black silk, made by Marshall and Aitken, Edinburgh for Mr J.R. Jamieson: Scottish, Edinburgh, c. 1920s

Waistcoat, man's Waistcoat, man's

Man's waistcoat, in black wool cloth, part of an evening suit H.TI 23 A-C, with a low oval shaped neckline, centre front fastening with four black buttons, a welt pocket at each side of front, black silk back, lined with white silk, made by Marshall and Aitken, Edinburgh for Mr J.R. Jamieson: Scottish, Edinburgh, c. 1920s

Trousers, man's Trousers, man's

Pair of man's trousers in black wool cloth, part of an evening suit H.TI 23 A-C, high waistline, shaped with a notch at centre back and with black buttons for attaching braces, side of legs trimmed with a narrow vertical band of black silk (?), with in-seam pockets at each side, and jet pocket with single button fastening at wearer's back right, made by Marshall and Aitken, Edinburgh for Mr J.R. Jamieson

Dolman Dolman

Woman's dolman made from a reconfigured wool shawl, in multi-colours including red, blue and green, lined and quilted with yellow silk: shawl possibly Scottish, Paisley, or French, c.1860-1865, dolman made c.1880-1890

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