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Camisole 1892 (1947.1155)

Object Name: camisole

Date: 1892

Accession Number: 1947.1155
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • lace
  • satin
Support
 
Technique
  • feather stitch
Description

white cotton, fastening in the centre at the front with three buttons and buttonholes (one concealed). A low, round neck, with a threaded pale blue satin ribbon that ties in a bow at the front. Neck and armholes are edged with lace. Eight tucks on both the front and back are fastened down to waist. Front has lace inserted inbetween tucks from neck. Can be tightened at waist with a drawstring.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 50.8 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 62.2
Depth: