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Object Name: sleeve ruffle

Date: 1765-1775

Accession Number: 1953.71.3
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
Support
 
Technique
  • gathered
Description

Elbow length sleeves with sewn on fitting cuff pleated at elbow and bound in white silk ribbon. Edge of purling lace gathered onto edge of sleeve. Slits in side seams of skirt and trimmed with sewn-on white silk fringe. Hem faced with pink silk.