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Date made: 19th century

Maker: unknown maker

Description: Dress made-up of skirt, bodice and fishue. Soft brown silk, lined throughout and trimmed with chestnut satin. Skirt very long and full, particularly at the back where there is a slight train. Flat front panel decorated with a row of knots. Long, tight fitting, boned bodice, high round neck, long tight-sleeves, fastened down the centre front with a row of buttons. Pointed cape fishue.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Object name: dress

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1963-0273


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