Chemise; Wright, Alma Maud (Mrs); 1918- 1933; MT1999.163.8

Name/Title

Chemise

About this object

Chemise; a white slip cotton chemise with crocheted insets on front back and shoulders. The neckline is trimmed with crochet. This chemise was made by Mrs Alma Maud Wright of Mataura (1903-1998). It was donated to us by her daughter, Mrs Ina Russell, who found it in her mother's old glory box. Mrs Russell recalled how her mother made crochet and tatting as a substitute for more expensive lace.

Maker

Wright, Alma Maud (Mrs)

Maker Role

Needle worker

Date Made

1918- 1933

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Medium and Materials

processed material, textile, cotton
processed material, textile, crochet

Technique

sewn

Technique

crocheted

Measurements

h 1002mm x w 350mm
large

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

clothing

Object number

MT1999.163.8

Rights

All rights reserved

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