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Object Name: Dolly Varden dress

Date: 1871-1872

Accession Number: 1947.3749
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Purchased

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • linen
Support
 
Technique
  • printed
Description

White linen printed with floral pattern in shades of pink, green and mauve.

Front fastening to V neck with pleated frill. Back basque. Bow centre back waist. Elbow length sleeves with frill forming cuff. Skirt open down centre front, tape ties inside back to give puff. Pleated frill at hem. Dress incomplete - probably to be worn over a plain skirt.

Dimensions

Type: Length (max)
Height: 134.6 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 35.6
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 73.7
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 393.7
Depth: