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Black taffeta skirt c. late 19th Century; Unknown; late 19th Century; 1989_629

Black taffeta skirt c. late 19th Century; Unknown; late 19th Century; 1989_629
Name/Title
Black taffeta skirt c. late 19th Century
About this object
Black taffeta skirt c. late 19th Century. Gored and pleated onto waist band. Band has a black tape stitched to outside which ties at back placket, which also is fastened with two sets of hooks and eyes. Hemline is bound with black velvet ribbon and six inches above this is three rows of the same ribbon. Lining is of cotton fabric for the upper half, and the lower section a brown cotton fabric which is treated with something, possibly to waterproof or repel dirt. A hidden pocket is on right thigh, which is lined with the same brown cotton.
Maker
Unknown
Date Made
late 19th Century
Medium and Materials
taffeta
Measurements
100.3cm length x 177.4cm width
Subject and Association Description
black taffeta skirt late 19th Century
Credit Line
Mrs Bradbury
Object Type
skirt
Object number
1989_629

Tags

black
cotton
late 19th Century
skirt
taffeta
velvet


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