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Dress 1827 - 1847 (1982.428)

Object Name: dress

Date: 1835-1839

Accession Number: 1982.428
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • muslin
  • brass
  • cotton
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • printed
Description

Dress made of a fine white striped muslin, printed with vertical stripes of small flowers in Paisley/Oriental strapwork and foliate cartouches. Colours being, mauve, green, yellow, pink, red, blue and black. The bodice has a back fastening with brass hooks and eyes. Low elliptical neckline. Full sleeves caught twice into cuffs and gathered at shoulder. (This fullness has been caught up into piped bands, with curved falling frills. Skirt has pocket hole in right hand seam. Bodice lined with cotton.