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Dress 1805 - 1810 (1947.1733)

Object Name: dress

Date: 1805-1810

Accession Number: 1947.1733
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • chintz
  • linen
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • glazed
Description

Puce chintz dress, glazed and block-printed with flowers and leaves in red, green, yellow, white and pale puce. The cotton has been entirely block-printed without any rollering.

Bodice lined with linen. Loop at waist on back for sash. Short sleeves with narrow shoulder sections. Each top side of skirt is a bound strip extending as a sash to tie centre back. Slit in left, front seam.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 139.7 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 24.1
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 66
Depth:

Type: Circumference at hem
Height:
Width: 238.8
Depth: