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Silk bodice and skirt

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National Museums Scotland

National Museums Scotland

Skirt and bodice in brown and blue shot silk. The bodice has a high round neckline, fastening centre front with seven blue and gold buttons, a fitted bodice with skirted section extending over the hip, with a flat frill around front and back in the form of a shoulder cape, frill and hem trimmed with grey-brown silk fringe, full-length sleeves, cuffs trimmed with two bands of grey-brown silk fringe, lined with cotton. The skirt is full-length, cut for a crinoline underpinning, hem finished with brown wool braid, lined with cotton: British, c. 1860 - 1863.

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  • Title: Silk bodice and skirt
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1860-1863
  • Location: National Museum of Scotland
  • Location Created: Britain
  • Type: Bodice, skirt
  • Rights: © National Museums Scotland
  • Medium: Silk

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