Blouse; Unknown; Circa late 19th century

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Eketahuna & Districts Early Settlers Museum Society

Name/Title

Blouse

About this object

Blouse; a black lace, silk and cotton blouse with lace neck band, lined with net. The blouse is entirely hand-sewn. The chest is embellished with embroidered lace and silk with pintucks. The sleeves are made from cotton covered with embroidered machine made lace and fasten together with 3 pairs of hook and eyes. Fastenings are sewn into the front are two eyes for hooks and two eyes sewn onto the back. Dates to the late 19th century.

Maker

Unknown

Maker Role

Unknown

Date Made

Circa late 19th century

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Processed material, textile, silk.
Processed material, textile, lace.
Processed material, textile, cotton.
Processed material, metal, hooks and eyes.
Processed material, plastic, buttons.

Measurements

Shoulder width 340mm (34cm)
Hollow to waist 347 (34.7cm)

Object Type

Clothing

Copyright Licence  

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Tags

Clothing
Embroidery
European
Lace
Mourning

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