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Purple shot silk dress

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National Museums Scotland

National Museums Scotland

Woman's dress, in purple and black shot silk, trimmed with silk velvet, constructed with the princess line, with a high round neckline and centre front fastening trimmed with velvet, full-length velvet sleeves with shot silk cuffs trimmed with lace, narrow skirt with train falling in swags and cascade, with purple silk ribbons trimming the centre front, panels of velvet and velvet finishing the train: British, c. 1874 - 1879.

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  • Title: Purple shot silk dress
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1874/1879
  • Location: National Museum of Scotland
  • Location Created: Britain
  • Type: Dress
  • Rights: © National Museums Scotland
  • Medium: Shot silk, silk velvet

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