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Woman's slip (a), machine-woven cream silk with band of black silk at the hem, a simple shift gently gathered at the waist at the sides only, a double thickness band at the top with drawn hemstitching at the base of the band, and two shoulder straps; sewn inside is a cotton name label with the name of the owner: F.I. MORCOM, and a woman's bib (b) to be worn under the chemise to cover the deep opening at the breast, in the form a neckband of folded over cotton lace from which hangs a rectangular silk gauze panel.
- Production date
Length: 58 centimetres (bib, gauze panel)
Length: 47 centimetres (bib, neckband)
Length: 116 centimetres (slip, with straps)
Length: 98 centimetres (slip)
Width: 43 centimetres (slip, across top)
- Curator's comments
- The name label is for the donor's wife, Frances Isobel Morcom; they married in 1904.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired by donor's grandfather, Lt Col. R K Morcom, during military service in Greece in the First World War.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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