Object Name: dress
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Accession Number: 1951.204
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Fawn-grey alpaca mixed with silk, chequered in purple and grey and trimmed with purple silk ribbon and covered buttons.
Boned bodice with high, round neck, trimmed centre front with six large, purple silk-covered buttons with hook fastening at waist; long "pagoda" sleeves widening from shoulder to cuff, outer edge bound with purple silk ribbon and decroative purple silk-covered buttons; bodice lining of white linen, fastening with hooks and eyes; Full skirt cut in seven widths, joined to bodice in deep box pleats all the way around and with pocket in seam on right and hem decorated with two bands purple ribbon, six purple silk-covered buttons between. Hand-sewn.
Type: Length CB
Height: 150 cm
Type: Length CF
Type: Shoulder to waist