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Child's dress: T.9-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Cotton, white. Skirt in one piece with wide lower band of white openwork embroidery (machine made Swiss embroidery closely resembling hand-worked "broderie anglaise"). Bodice in three pieces, decorated with tucks interspersed with white work embroidery. Long inset sleeves and collar worked with similar embroidery. Collar and cuffs trimmed with narrow bobbin lace. Cotton drawstring at neck. Back fastened with three pearl buttons and three buttonhole stitch loops.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Diana Hunter

Measurements and weight

Length: 19.25 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-04-30) by Hunter, Diana, Miss


19th Century, Late#
Circa 1875 CE - Circa 1899 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Buttons composed of pearl
Trimming composed of bobbin lace
Skirt Length 14.75 in

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.9-1984
Primary reference Number: 197702
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 March 2014 Updated: Tuesday 10 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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