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Dress - Day dress

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
Two piece day dress of mulberry figured silk. The dress comprises a separate bodice and skirt. The bodice fastens centre front with fabric covered shank buttons and has twelve bones encased along the interior seams and darts. Two piece fitted sleeve and high stand collar. Bodice is backed with a caramel coloured printed cotton. The skirt has a slight train and is backed with a caramel coloured twill-woven cotton.
Object Registration
T0012.1-2
Keywords
lilias parker, 1890s fashion
Historical information
Worn by Mrs Lilias Parker (nee Johnston), born 1820, died 1904.
When Made
1890s
Last updated
12 Aug 2019 at 4:34PM