Loose body with a V-neck, pleated corselette and lace appliqué in the center. Square yoke in embroidered tulle with fabric strips cut into diamonds. It has 11 whalebones, and the sides are strengthened with smaller bones. Straight collar in silk gauze, fine tucks, and embroidered tulle appliqué. Straight waist at the back. The corselette is wide and there is a lace motif in the center. A set of tucks form a fan in the middle. Silk-lined. Inner waistband with clasp. The back is fastened with clasps. The puff sleeves extend to below the elbow. Embroidered tulle appliqués and strips cut from the same material on a silk background. Wide cuffs and double tulle frill, one embroidered and the other plain.

Long skirt with tail and narrow waistband. On the front, there is backstitching and there are diamond-shaped motifs around the waist. In the middle of the pleated back, which opens out in a fan from the waist, there are three decorative tucks and a frill. On the front, a panel of embroidered tulle and silk creates broken lines from the waist. It culminates in a tulle frill that seamlessly blends into the linked diamond shapes in silk. The skirt is made of silk gauze. It is fastened at the back with nine clasps.


  • Title: Gown
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Fashion House: PELAZ / 8 BARQUILLO / MADRID
  • Date Created: ca. 1900 - ca. 1905
  • Location Created: Madrid, Spain
  • Physical Dimensions: Cintura: Contorno = 86,50 cm Cuello: Altura = 8 cm; Contorno = 37 cm Delantero: Altura = 58 cm Espalda: Altura = 44 cm Manga: Longitud = 41 cm Delantero: Altura = 90,50 cm Espalda: Altura = 137 cm
  • Type: Cuerpo y falda
  • Photographer: Lucía Ybarra Zubiaga
  • Rights: Museo del Traje CIPE
  • Medium: Silk

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