About this object

  • ID:

    76.8/1

  • Production date:

    1899-1901

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Fur trimmed velvet dress, c.1895. This dress of peach coloured cotton velvet was made to an 'artistic' design, heavily influenced by historic dress. The garment takes elements of medieval and Renaissance costume with its hanging sleeves and its slashes and puffs along the bodice. It was worn by Mrs Mary Briggs, the wife of the watercolourist Ernest E. Briggs who lived in Hampstead. It may have been used as fancy dress.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    L 1580 mm (back, including train)

  • Materials

    silk; fur; cotton

  • Last Updated

    2018-08-16

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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