Camisole; Wright, Alma Maud (Mrs); 1918-1933; MT1999.163.3

Name/Title

Camisole

About this object

Camisole; a white cotton camisole crocheted top. The crochet is a series of vertical flowers with stems and leaves. This camisole was sewn by Mrs Alma Maud Wright of Mataura (1903-1998) for her glory box and was donated to us by her daughter, Mrs Ina Russell. Mrs Russell recalled how her mother made crochet and tatting edging 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

l 420mm x w 500mm (at hem)
medium

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

MT1999.163.3

Rights

All rights reserved

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