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Long black silk dress

Date made: late 19th century

Maker: unknown maker

Description: Black silk dress lined with calico. Long full skirt, high round neck and tight boned bodice fastening down the front with a row of buttons. Long, very wide sleeves. Bodice trimmed with narrow lace. Cuffs trimmed with black braid and black lace.

Belonged to the Kinrade family.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Materials: calico, lace, silk

Object name: dress

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1963-0271


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