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Costume - White Muslin Lingerie Dress, 1912-18

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive & 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
Three-quarter-length, white cotton voile lingerie dress. The dress feature extensive embroidery on the bodice and skirt, probably constructed from pre-embroidered fabric, rather than hand embroidered. In addition to the embroiderd panels, there is extensive use of white lace insertions. The dress has short sleeves to teh elbow and lace cuffs. The dress is date after the Edwardian Period due to the absence of tucks and frills. Its high-waisted design is simple and yet elaborately ornamented with embroidery.
Object Registration
2020.0003
Keywords
women's clothing, fashion and textiles collection - kew historical society, white muslin dresses, australian fashion -tea dresses - lingerie dresses - 1910s
When Made
c.1912 - c. 1918
Last updated
15 Feb 2020 at 1:53PM