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gown 1960.301

Object Name: gown & banyan

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1750-1760

Accession Number: 1960.301
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • damask

Gown - light blue silk damask lined blue silk, gown interlined flannel, standing collar, double breasted, mid-calf length, fastening with 9 silk thread covered buttons (?Macclesfield) with buttonholes each side, front edge straight, buttons curving to side at hip, back in two sections seamed to few inches from hem, pocket, blue glazed linen, in each side seam below hip with slit behind it, both concealed by narrow shaped flap attached to front edge of front section, sleeves in two section with turned back cuffs in two sections.
Separate waistcoat - round neck with very narrow band, fastening with 13 smaller buttons, skirt cut away at front below waist, flared at sides, side seams open below waist, pocket, blue glazed linen, with shaped flap at hip each side, back above waist, blue glazed linen.


Type: Length (gown)
Height: 131.3 cm