Dress; Circa 1900; 1997.19


Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)



About this object

A two-piece, dress with a bodice. Made from black silk with a repeated bamboo leaf pattern. Skirt on black cotton. 4 gores. Overbodice with black lace yoke. 3 bands of faggoting and lace (guipure?). Frill around edge. Yoke lined with cream satin. Sleeves puffed with gathered hem. Elbow length. Long close fitting undersleeves of black lace on lining of black net. Boned, padded.

Date Made

Circa 1900


H 1390 W 310mm (H 54 3/4 W 12 3/16")

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Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Dress/Main Garments/Clothing/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature

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