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Date made: late 19th century

Maker: unknown maker

Description: Dress (separate skirt and bodice) in bright pink corded silk.

Skirt with semi-bustle (pocket concealed beneath) and coarse white lace at hem (attached inside). Length 38 inch centre front without frill. Waist 22 inch.

Bodice boned. Lace collar and cuffs. Short sleeves trimmed with ruching joined by hooks and eyes to skirt. Attached fitting belt with two self rosettes and backstreamers. Largely machine sewn.

Worn by donor's mother.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Object name: dress

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1970-0123


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