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Brown silk dress

Date made: late 19th century

Description: Brown brocaded silk dress. Bodice is decoraded with brown silk bias tapes on sleeves and lace trim on front. Hook and eye fastenings (now mainly rusted out) and lined with white cotton inside bodice and sleeves, lined with dark brown silk at the cuffs. Has been re-worn, with added lace.

Marked in pencil with 'Daugherty'.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Materials: brown silk

Object name: dress

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1981-0095


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