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Bustle 1884 (1947.272/4)

Object Name: wedding dress & bonnet & bustle

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1884

Accession Number: 1947.272/4
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • poplin
  • lace
  • cotton
  • silk
  • feathers
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Bodice : Grey silk poplin, trimmed with white lace. High neck. Three quarter sleeves. Long pointed waist. Front fastening. Sleeves, neck and front trimmed with lace.
Skirt : With draped panniers, bouffant at the back falling into a train with pleated edge. Skirt with pleated and lace frill. Lace frilled front panel with spray of orange blossom.
Bustle : Separate bustle of cotton with twelve semi-circular steels, with additional laced cage at waist.
Bonnet : Grey silk and cream lace trimmed with grey feathers. Fawn strings.

Dimensions

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 35.6 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 63.5
Depth: