Combination; Stapley and Smith; 1900-1933; MT1999.163.6

Name/Title

Combination

About this object

Combination; a white cotton combination made by the English company Stapley and Smith who specialised in foundation garments and underwear. This garment was part of Mrs Alma Maud Wright's of Mataura (1903-1998) glory box and it was donated to us by her daughter, Mrs Ina Russell.

Maker

Stapley and Smith

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1900-1933

Place Made

UK, England, Middlesex, London

Medium and Materials

processed material, textile, cotton
processed material, textile, lace

Inscription and Marks

A label is sewn on the inside front placket. it is stitched in red and reads:
'Sterling / Manufacturer's Logo [Stylised Pound Symbol in a Shield] / TRADE MARK / S & S'.

A second label is stitched onto the bottom of the left leg and reads:
'S & S LTD, Sterling / Manufacturer's Logo [Stylised Pound Symbol in a Shield] S & S. / No 9243 / WOMS. 59/11 ' O.s 69/-'

Technique

sewn

Measurements

l 925mm x w 340mm
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

MT1999.163.6

Rights

All rights reserved

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