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A woman's skirt; calf-length, gathered in fine pleats onto a waistband. The front panel, 85 cms wide, is made of natural cream tabby cotton cloth. It is stitched onto a narrow panel, which is formed into box pleats and machine stitched onto a narrow waistband. The remainder of the skirt is made from three full widths [72.5 cms] of tabby woven linen (?) cloth, gathered onto waistband. Two decorative panels towards hemline: inner one 16.5 cms deep, outer one 6 cms deep. Worked in supplementary weft using red woollen threads. Narrow cream cotton bobbin lace trimming, commercially made, stitched to hemline. Stain on part of hem. Unworn?
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Diameter: 151 centimetres
Length: 88.50 centimetres (including lace)
Weight: 625 grammes
- Curator's comments
- Information from vendor: Probably part of a ‘best’ dress for Sunday and festivals.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased from Linda Baguley in 1969 from friends who lived south of Zagreb and knew the maker.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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