Banyan of brown woollen damask, back view: 18th century
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30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 31cm

Banyan of brown woollen damask, back view: 18th century

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Banyan of brown woollen damask. Large scale pattern of stylised flowers and scrolling acanthus leaves. Constructed from two widths of fabric seamed together at the centre back, continuing over shoulders with no shoulder seam, and falling straight to floor at front. Triangular inserts at side seams front and back. Fabric shaped underarms to form upper sleeves, with additional length of fabric to create full length sleeves. Small rectangular section of fabric inserted at the back of the neck to form a stand collar. Lined with brown linen.
 

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Date

1739 AD - 1741 AD
 

Image Number

002212
 

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