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Object Name: gown & banyan

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1760-1780

Accession Number: 1954.966
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • damask
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Technique
 
Description

Loose banyan, cut as a kimono, in dark green silk damask, lined dark green twilled silk fronts each in one section, slightly flared with join at sides towards hem, front edges straight, front sections continuing over shoulders to form two back sections, slightly flared with join at sides towards hem, rectangular section inserted at back of neck, forming standing collar at back, long loose sleeves cut in one with front and back, with join below shoulder, wide turn back cuffs.

Belonged to Thomas Carill-Worsley, 1739 - 1808, lived at Platt Hall 1759 - 1808.

Dimensions

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Height: 147.5 cm
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