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Evening dress

Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: c. 1810 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Machine made silk net, embroidered with chenille thread, with silk ribbon, hand-sewn

A green satin and whitework ensemble, circa 1820. the spencer bodice in two shades of green satin, with puffed mancherons, trimmed in blonde silk lace, with matching waist belt, reticule with cut steel button closure and chain; pumps labelled 'Rimmevaux, Rue de la Ferme des Mathurins, Paris'; assorted satin bows and a band (possibly for a cap); the muslin skirt with deep bands of whitework and ruffled bands to hem

Pink silk spencer with front opening and turn down collar, applied decoration of pink satin rouleaux loops with 5 rouleaux strips at wrist and 2 rows at lower edge, collar piped in silk, 3 layers of `leaf' decoration on epaulettes over straight sleeves; c.1815. MT.2043 hand stitched collar: hand stitched lining Dimensions: Length: 300 mm (CB) Length: 160 mm (CF) Width: 350 mm (chest)