Quilted satin dress by Unknown Artist

White silk satin open robe with sack-back, matching petticoat and stomacher, silk lining and fly (knotted silk) braiding.

Details

Medium:
Silk & satin
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £16,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1990
Vendor:
Derek West

Of special interest are the wadded and corded quilting and the flower design of the embroidery.

Provenance

Derek West.

Venue details

Museum of London 150 London Wall, LONDON London EC2Y 5HN 020 7001 9844 www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Entry details

50% off with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am – 6pm

Closed 24-26 Dec

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