14 December 2006,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,600
GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
A LADIES' ENSEMBLE OF YELLOW STRIPED SILK, 18th CENTURY
comprising round skirt and full skirted open-front jacket with integral waistcoat panels, the yellow silk woven with a pink-sprigged white stripe; together with a whitework apron panel and muslin kerchief
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The integral panels in the jacket appear to have been designed to expand with the wearer's body size, implying that this may be maternity costume.
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