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Black Silk Dress

Date made: late 19th century

Description: Long black dress with black satin ribbon trim and fringed hem. Covered buttons on cross-over bodice. The chest panel and high neck are decorated with folded net, a later addition crudely stitched in. Lace trim on cuffs.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Materials: silk

Object name: dress

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1954-4733


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