Typical of Restoration Court dress the gown is made in a beautiful blue and gold silk brocade (other colour combinations available) with matching plain blue silks and satins and adornments of silk taffeta ribbon - very popular in the seventeenth century.
Day dress, one-piece grey taffeta brocade of tiny dots and abstract devices, the bodice decorated with black cord, clear and black beads. Long sleeves with narrow cap and two puffed bands. Full, pleated skirt hemmed in black velvet and with muslin lining.
Pair of shoes Place of origin: Britain, UK (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk brocade and leather, silk ribbon Credit Line: Given by Messrs Harrod's Ltd. Museum number: Gallery location: In Storage .
Dinner dress, Levillon, Paris, ca. Burgundy silk brocade and purple silk satin with beadwork. Western Reserve Historical Society: “This two-piece dress of rich tones in complimentary textures embodies the Victorian belief that dress should add to on