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Costume - Embroidered Silk Chemisette, 1900-1910

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street 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