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Matching skirt and jacket

Date made: mid 19th century

Description: Silk taffeta skirt and jacket that belonged to Elizabeth Watterson. Chequered pattern created with horizontal green and white stripes with narrow black vertical stripes. The long skirt is lined with linen and trimmed at the hem with green woollen tape. The jacket sleeves are lined with a lace trim at the cuff.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Materials: silk taffata

Object name: jacket; skirt

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1954-6044


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