Evening dress

Sylvains, Maker

Circa 1900
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Maker and Role
Sylvains, Maker
Production Date
Circa 1900
Description
A cream embossed silk and lace evening dress. Diagonally styled (bias cut) with a fish tail. On the front and the back are brooches, possibly made from obsidian. The dress closes at the back. There is a black dust catcher hem and weights have been sewn onto the hem. Sewn inside the dress is a label: 'Sylvains Glasgow'.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Silk
Processed Material/Textile/Lace
Signature/Marks and Type
Sylvain's Glasgow Maker's Mark
J & S Engraved
Accession No
1997.60
Credit Line
Sylvains. Circa 1900. Evening dress, 1997.60. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Maker
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