Dress; Unknown; c.1910-1930; 1989_557

Name/Title

Dress

About this object

Sleeveless low cut neck line in black machine made lace. Armholes and neck have satin bias binding. Dress is hand made. Has a dropped waist and the skirt part has three flounce layers gathered over a net backing. Probably c. 1910-1930 'flapper' style. The lace pattern is at the top, a repetitive floral design, the waist is diamond shapes, then the lace on the flounces are more diamonds ending in a peacock feather shape and scalloped edges. Made to be worn over top of a slip or under dress.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

c.1910-1930

Medium and Materials

cotton

Measurements

101cm long, 78.75cm wide

Subject and Association Description

dress,

Credit Line

Lilla Pheasant

Object Type

dress

Object number

1989_557

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