V remade from silk and linen This gown features a rose-red silk with trails of ivory flowers woven in a complex technique. The fabric, a type of silk known as gros de tours, dates from the but the gown itself has been remade into the style of the
[Previous pinner quoted] 1790 British Woman's Riding Coat and Waistcoat at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London - "Or, at least, I think this is a woman's coat. It wasn't labelled as such, but looking at the proportions.
Robe and petticoat Place of origin: United Kingdom (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Brocaded silk, trimmed with fly fringe, lined with linen, hand-sewn Credit Line: Given by Miss Mary Hodgson Museum number: