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

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.


Fashion Museum

Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2QH
01225 477 789
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​Daily, 10.30am – 6pm (last entry 5pm); Jan-Feb and Nov-Dec, 10.30am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)



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