Explore the CollectionSkirt

Measurements
31cm at top 76cm at bottom; 109cm length
Place of Origin
Unknown origin
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1870-1999 Late)
Registration Number
1986-076
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Gold Work,Metal Thread Embroidery,
Objects
Costume Components - Women,Skirts,

Physical Description

A skirt panel of black silk faille with a trailing design of leaves, flowers and fruit in silver and gold threads, apricot and cream coloured silks and sequins. This is a particularly fine piece of embroidery showing a wide variety of filling stitches and gold work techniques.

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