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Shot silk dress

Date made: early 19th century

Description: Dark red and green shot silk dress with velvet trimmed lappets. Lace neck and black wool 'brush-braid' at hem. Bodice is lined with coarse white fabric and fastens with hooks and worked loops.

Worn by the donor's great-great aunt Sarah McNeil of Lonan.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Materials: silk, wool

Object name: dress

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1979-0033


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