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Handknitted woollen dress

Date made: 1942

Place made: Port Erin

Description: A handknitted cream woollen baby's dress made by a female internee at Rushen Internment Camp during the Second World War.

The item was made by female internees in the Rushen internment camp for the donor when she was a baby (c.1942-3). The donor’s parents had a coal merchants in Port St Mary and her aunt had a boarding house in Port Erin.

Materials: wool

Object name: dress

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 2011-0041



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