About this object

  • ID:

    58.7/4

  • Production date:

    1864-1866

  • Location:

    In Store

  • This decorative velvet apron with lace decoration is part of a day dress dated c. 1861-63 included in Janet Arnold's 'Patterns of Fashion: Englishwomen's dresses and their construction c. 1860-1940' (Macmillan 1966, pages 20-21). Arnold must not have seen the apron when she came to the museum as she does not provide a pattern.

  • Measurements

    L 410 mm (centre front); W 130 mm (top); W 420 mm (widest part); L 640/120 mm (ribbons)

  • Materials

    silk

  • Last Updated

    2015-01-07

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