Fashion 18th Century ball gown dress ensemble costume circa from 1752-1775. Made from very fine silk, lace and trim with embroidered small flower floral pattern in off white woven into the pale blue background.
This midi dress is constructed from luxurious silk and features a high neck,a concealed zip on the back, full length sleeves with button cuffs and an all over botanical floral design. Length of dress, from shoulder seam to hem, 123cm approx. Height of model shown: 5ft 10 inches/178cm. Model wears: UK size 10.
This 1830s day dress is made of challis printed with a realistic design of wild strawberries, bamboo, pinks and anemones. Technical improvements to the printing process and advances in dye chemistry meant that floral prints could be mass-produced at low prices, and the repeal of excise duty on printed textiles in 1831 helped to reduce costs.
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Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: 1812-1815 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Muslin embroidered in wool Museum number: T.29-1936 Gallery location: Museum of Childhood, Costume, Play and Learn Gallery, case 1 V & A