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Pink Rayon Petticoat 1925-1930 (1957.142)

Object Name: petticoat

Artist/Maker: Bourne & Hollingsworth Ltd
Role in production: designer & retailer
Place of Creation: London, United Kingdom
Date: 1925-1930

Accession Number: 1957.142
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • rayon
  • elastic
  • lace
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

Pale salmon pink twilled rayon; tubular shape; straight top edge, elastic at sides; narrow shoulder straps, top edged in fawn lace with pattern of concentric semi-circles; front extending to side back in one section, extension on hip pleated to short horizontal openwork seam each side of low waist; centre back in one straight section; hem scalloped; woven label "Bourne & Hollingsworth LTD / OXFORD ST, W.1".

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 110 cm
Width:
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Type: Circumference (hem)
Height: 140
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