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Dress, woman's

Description

Woman's dress of cream-coloured corded silk, said to have been worn by Margaret Oliphant of Gask at the Great Ball of Holyrood after the Battle of Prestonpans: British, about 1745

Museum reference

A.1964.553

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Dress, woman's

Production information

Britain, EUROPE

Date

c. 1745

Materials

Silk

Physical description

Cream-coloured corded silk, with silk and gilt metal threads

Associations

Possible owner: Margaret Oliphant of Gask
Battle of Prestonpans

Exhibitions

  • Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites (23 Jun 2017 - 12 Nov 2017)
    National Museum of Scotland

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