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Date made: late 19th century

Description: Brown cotton dress trimmed with brown satin. High round neck, long tight sleeves, cuff of rushed satin. Fastens down the front of a long tight, boned bodice with rush rusted panel. Long straight skirt, very elaborately trimmed and frilled and with a slight bustle.

Belonged to the donor's grandmother, Mrs Corlett of Croit Molly Rob, Sulby Glen, formally of Curragh Farm, Sulby, born c.1865.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Materials: cotton, satin

Object name: dress

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1963-0054


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