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

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
black
cotton
late 19th Century
skirt
taffeta
velvet

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