1815 - 1820
Silk, silk ribbon, velvet, cotton and metal
290 x 700 mm
Place of origin
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Springhill, County Londonderry (Accredited Museum)
Women’s bodice. Crimson tussah silk bodice with wide square neck, gathered at CF and puffed sleeves decorated with puffs of silk. Sleeves are also piped; at the cuffs the piping is velvet. Lower edge of bodice is bound with silk ribbon and the CB bodice opening is edged with silk ribbon. Silk ribbon drawstring at neck. Original metal hook and eye fastenings. Cotton lining.
Gift of Miss Ward who collected costume actively in the 1960-70s. Bequeathed to the NT and sent to Springhill (original auction tag, tag possibly from 1950-60, £15) (original auction tag, tag possibly from 1950-60, £10)