Black silk velvet dress c.1910s; Unknown; c.1910-20; 1986_59

Name/Title

Black silk velvet dress c.1910s

About this object

Black silk velvet dress, long sleeve with self loops at cuff. Bodice lined by black rayon. Round neck with inset of two bows and square base, neck and inset lined by gathered black lace and self covered buttons. Attached below inset is a pentagon shape of self fabric, edged with self fabric loops. At waist is a self belt buckled with a metal clasp at back, belt is attached at sides of dress. Skirt is six gored, and is fastened on left hand side waist by domes and hooks and thread eyes. Domes also at neck to hold inset in place.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

c.1910-20

Medium and Materials

silk velvet

Measurements

137.2cm length x 96.5cm width at waist

Subject and Association Description

black silk velvet dress c.1910

Credit Line

Miss C. Lupton

Object Type

dress

Object number

1986_59

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
1910
1920
black
dress
silk
velvet

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