Bronze shot skirt c.1900's; Unknown; early 19th Century; 1999_13

Name/Title

Bronze shot skirt c.1900's

About this object

Bronze shot silk taffeta skirt c.1900 which belonged to donor's grandmother Olga Nicolivena Tetzner (née Baroness Rhebinda) and was made in Russia. Olga left Russia in 1921 and came to Paparoa in 1943. The bronze skirt is shot with blue and orange. Six gored skirt with a large flounce from knee. The flounce is elaborately decorated, starting with a small frill at join then eight inches of permanent pleating which starts at the top of the flounce, decorated overtop with three rows of draped frills with a fourth in the same pattern but larger, the same frills but not draped finish the rest of the skirt to the hem with four more rows. The frills are raw edged, cut with a scalloped pair of scissors. Back placket opening, closed with a drawstring at waistband

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

early 19th Century

Place Made

Russia

Medium and Materials

silk

Measurements

97.8cm length

Subject and Association Description

bronze shot silk skirt c.1900

Credit Line

Mr Alex Tetzner

Object Type

skirt

Object number

1999_13

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
bronze
flounce
frills
shot silk
silk
skirt
taffeta

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