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1600-1630 linen sleeves (2003.84/2)

Object Name: sleeves

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1600-1625

Accession Number: 2003.84/2
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • linen
  • lace
Support
 
Technique
  • openwork
Description

Linen sleeves, seamed under arm except for 12.7cms at top. Three drawn and needlepoint insertions (1.3cm) down outer arm, gathered under band at wrist to form frill, with openwork hem at wrist, edging continuing down opening of 2.5cms of bobbin lace. Fastening at wrist with braid button and loop (button missing from one).

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 52.1 cms
Width:
Depth:

Type: circumference (wrist)
Height:
Width: 35.6
Depth: