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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

Museum reference

H.TM 30


Fashion and Textiles

Object name


Production information

Unknown, Maker
Great Britain, United Kingdom, Northern Europe


1874 - 1879


Shot silk, Velvet, Lace

Physical description

Silk, shot, purple; velvet, navy blue; lace


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

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