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1961.281

Object Name: dress

Date: 1860-1870

Accession Number: 1961.281
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • wool
  • silk
Support
 
Technique
  • embroidered
Description

Child's dress.

White twilled cotton embroidered with black and white wool braid and black silk; wide low neck trimmed with narrow band of broderie anglaise; bodice front in one section, scalloped frill running from back of armholes over shoulders and tapering to point at centre front waist; triangular centre front panel embroidered in black and white looped design enclosing leaves embroidered in black; back in two sections, fastening centre back with three linen buttons, drawstring at neck and waist, stitched-down pleat each side of fastening; very short gathered sleeves with scalloped edge, embroidered in black and white; full skirt gathered to waist all round; looped braid and leaves embroidered in black above hem.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 55 cm
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Depth:

Type: Waist
Height: 50
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Type: Circumference (hem)
Height: 210
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