Explore the CollectionDress

Measurements
a. 58cm length; b. 44cm
Place of Origin
South Australia
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1870-1999 Late)/1890s
Registration Number
1988-074
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Broderie Anglaise,
Objects
Capes,Costume - Children,Dresses,

Physical Description

a. Child's broderie anglaise dress and cape. The dress has short sleeves, a V-shaped yoke with robings with a narrow edging at the neck. The skirt is a deep flounce gathered in at the waist to attach to the bodice. Drawstring at waist and neck with one button at the back. Scalloped edge. b. The half circle cape has one button and loop at the neck and a small collar of machine-made broderies anglaise, scalloped edge. The design is of circles of round eyelets and trails of oval eyelets.

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