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Costume - Embroidered Silk Chemisette, 1900-1910

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive Kew Victoria

Description
Rectangular silk organza chemisette, with inset embroidered net at the front and at the neck. The free-form, multicoloured silk embroidery includes abstract flowers, fruit and leaves, and may be of Chinese origin. The chemisette has five decorative mother-of-pearl buttons at the front and silk organza ties at the waist.
Size
Front (H) 500 mm x (W) 270mm, Reverse (H) 330 x (W-waist) 200 mm.
Object Registration
1978.0033
Keywords
fashion and textiles collection - kew historical society, lace, women's clothing, australian fashion
When Made
1900-1910
Last updated
25 Sep 2019 at 12:11PM