Historical information

Underwear & 1 item of nightwear belonging to Mary Monica Fleck Turner (Smith). Turner Collection.


Items of clothing belonging to an early Kilmore family making up part of the Turner Collection.

Physical description

Eight camisoles, one underskirt, one bottom half negligee, one nightgown case. Generally in very good condition.
TEX-0055.1 Underskirt, cotton & lace with blue satin ribbon.
TEX-0055.3 Embroidered nightgown case
TEX-0055.4 Camisole, lace & cotton, circular design on front, cap sleeves, prev. repair L front, cap sleeves with rust stains L sleeve.
TEX-0055.5 Camisole, lawn & lace, white ribbon threaded through neckline, small holes throughout.
TEX-0055.6 Camisole, white broderie anglaise, narrow fabric shoulder straps, drawstring neckline. Small holes throughout.
TEX-0055.7 Camisole, cotton & lace, twisted gold ribbon at neckline, small holesthroughout.
TEX-0055.8 Camisole, broderie anglaise, wide lace shoulder straps, blue ribbon at neckline, drawstring waist. 2 buttons missing,
tear to lace mid upper back.
TEX-0055.9 Camisole, white cotton, embroidered, pink ribbon through neckline, pintucks & drawstring at waist, 3 buttons
TEX-0055.10 Camisole, muslin, softlace shoulder straps, blue ribbon at neckline, hook & eye at waist, buttons missing.
TEX-0055.11 Camisole, cotton & lace, pink ribbon at neckline, some holes/tears, 2 missing buttons, previous repair under R arm.

Inscriptions & markings

TEX-0055.11 - Label outside R bodice edge 'Melbourne/Robertson & Moffatt Pty Ltd/Bourke Street'.