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Day Dress 1815-1818 (1970.200)

Object Name: dress

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1815-1818

Accession Number: 1970.200
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • printed
Description

Day dress of white cotton, roller printed with purple and white trailing floral sprigs. The bodice of two overlapping triangular fronts is fitted to the waist with a drawstring. Neck and overlapping fronts are edged with ruched frill. The skirt is cut straight in two widths with a falling apron front and the sleeves are extremely long, bunching at the cuffs.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 131 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 72
Depth:

Type: Circumference (hem)
Height:
Width: 164
Depth: