Nightdress case; Unknown; Unknown; 1983_190

Name/Title

Nightdress case

About this object

White huckaback envelope for night dress. Trimmed around outside and envelope flap with a frill of torchon (linen or flax fibre- bobbin lace) lace. Case decorated by cotton chain stitched braid with scroll designs sewn on with cotton backstitch. Curved flap folds over case, printed inside the case is 'Lupton' in black ink. Handmade. Case was to be fastened with buttons, thread loops on inside envelope flap and the places where the corresponding buttons are to be placed are backed with some stiff white cotton.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

huckaback

Measurements

33cm length x 49cm width

Subject and Association Description

envelope case for toiletries or larger personal items

Credit Line

Miss C. Lupton

Object Type

envelope case

Object number

1983_190

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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