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Black satin blouse c.1900's; Unknown; c.1900; 1989_622

Black satin blouse c.1900's; Unknown; c.1900; 1989_622
Black satin blouse c.1900's; Unknown; c.1900; 1989_622Black satin blouse c.1900's; Unknown; c.1900; 1989_622
Name/Title
Black satin blouse c.1900's
About this object
Black satin blouse c.1900's. Boned and shaped and altered many times. Hand and machine made blouse with long bell sleeves at elbow with a tight forearm to cuff. Cuffs are decorated with pin tucks, black lace and at edge a frill of cream net lace and are closed with two hooks and eyes. Shoulders have rows of vertical pin tucks, a panel of pin tucks runs down centre back, the bodice is shaped with darts at waist. Opening down front, closed with 14 hooks and eyes, material there is black brocade, over top is a cream lace which goes around the neck and down to the waist. A black torchon bobbin lace and taffeta pleated trim is overlaid down front and over shoulders and around back, resembling a cape or a shawl. Black ribbon detail sits at centre back bottom, like a tail.
Maker
Unknown
Date Made
c.1900
Medium and Materials
satin
Measurements
61cm length x 66cm circumference at waist.
Subject and Association Description
black blouse, c.1900
Credit Line
Mrs O. Stewart
Object Type
blouse
Object number
1989_622

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black
blouse
bodice
boned
c.1900
cream
lace
satin
taffeta


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