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1907-1910 dress & jacket (1956.274)

Object Name: dress & jacket

Artist/Maker: Horan Smith & Goulden Ltd.
Role in production: Make
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, Manchester
Date: 1907-1910

Accession Number: 1956.274
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

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

Green tweed checked with a fine red stripe.

Jacket : Lined with green and yellow striped satin. Double breasted. Four pairs of large pearl buttons. Fastening inside with eight hooks and eyes. High V neck, sharply pointed revers. Turn down collar covered in green velvet. Pocket with flap below waist each side. CB seam open below waist with overlap. Long sleeves. Stitched above wrist to imitate cuff.

Dress : Green tweed checked with a fine red stripe. Separate bodice, lined with white brown and blue checked cotton satin. Slightly pointed waistline. Fastening with seventeen hooks and eyes to high round neck and standing collar with two hooks and eyes. Fastening concealed under narrow central pleated section, the lower half dark green velvet, the centre trimmed with inverted V of scarlet cloth trimmed green braid. Strip of similar trimming down each side of CF and collar and waist edges. Seams and darts boned at waist. Collar and waist lined with pink and green shot silk, inner waistband fastening with buckle. Long sleeves. Separate skirt skirt lined with dark green glazed cotton. Very flared at the back. Waist fastening CB. Pocket inside opening. Hem lined with dark green velvet.

Dimensions

Type: Coat
Height: 80 cm
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Depth:

Type: Shoulder
Height:
Width: 31.8
Depth:

Type: Dress
Height: 142.2
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 36.8
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 56
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 370.8
Depth: