1890 - 1900
Grosgrain silk, cotton sateen, metal and whalebone
580 x 520 mm
Springhill, County Londonderry (Accredited Museum)
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Girl’s bodice. Brown silk grosgrain long sleeved bodice with high stand collar. Trimmed at CF front opening with bugle beads and velvet floral design trim. Lower half of bodice fastens with metal hooks and stitched eyes and metal covered eyes. Upper half fastens with metal hooks and eyelet holes and collar fastens with three metal hooks and stitched eyes. Bodice lined with “watered” cream cotton sateen. Collar lined with plain cream cotton sateen, front openings faced with silk ribbon and cuffs faced with green silk satin. 11 boning strips. Silk and cotton internal ribbed waistband fastening with metal hook and eye. There is a large metal hook attached at CB. Cuffs fasten with two metal hooks and stitched eyes.
Gift of Parkinson-Cumine