Fashion Doll's Court Dress by Unknown Artist

This court dress is a perfect miniature, comprising a silk-covered corset body, matching a petticoat and separate train.


Details

Medium:
Woven silk brocade
Dimensions:
Height: 60 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,750 ( Total: £16,500)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Christie's

The clothes would have been made in exactly the same way as the full sized dresses.

Provenance

By descent to the owner, and on loan th the Museum of Costume since 1969.

Venue details

Fashion Museum Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, BATH Somerset BA1 2QH 01225 477 789 www.fashionmuseum.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £9)

​Daily, 10.30am – 4pm (until 5pm Mar – Oct)

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