Object Name: dress
Accession Number: 1956.6
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Cotton printed with floral sprays in red, blue, black and ochre.
Bodice lined in white linen except CB, lined with white cotton. Lining extending at side fronts to form cross-over flaps. Short sleeves. Top edge gathered with drawstring and with buttons each side to fasten to shoulder. Drawstring at waist each side to tie CB.
Given to Nellie Wyld about 1895 by a farmer's wife in Dorset, whose grandmother, a servant, it belonged to.
Height: 147.3 cm
Type: Shoulder to waist
Type: Curcumference at hem