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1893-1896 dress (1947.4192)

Object Name: dress

Place of Creation: UK
Date: 1893-1896

Accession Number: 1947.4192
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • wool
  • tweed
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Two-piece costume in fawn tweed checked with black.

Bodice lined with cream cotton satin. Centre front opening fastened with twenty-one small buttons. Bias cut rever tapering down to centre front. Corners of revers boned. Standing collar fastened with one hook and loop. Long sleeves narrowing from elbow to cuff. White Petersham inner waistband fastening with hook and eye. Tape loop at inside back sleeve seam. Separate skirt lined with brown tabby cotton, opening to right of back, fastening with two hooks and eyes and one clip and eye. One pair of ties at inside back. One pocket to right of centre back. Hem faced with black braid.

Dimensions

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 36.2 ins
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Depth:

Type: Length back
Height: 106.7
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Type: Length front
Height: 100.3
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Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 59.7
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Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 332.7
Depth: