Plum satin dress with long sleeves gathered just above the elbow and trimmed with silk braid. The bodice has a pleated crossover front decorated with four bands of orange chain stitch. The skirt is quite full and is pleated at the waist. The bodice is lined with cotton and the skirt with glazed cotton. It is fastened at the front.


  • Title: Dress
  • Date Created: 1833/1842
  • Location: Great Britain
  • Medium: Woven silk satin, lined with cotton and glazed cotton, bodice pleats decorated with chain stitch, sleeves trimmed with silk braid, hem edged with woollen braid

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