Evening Dress: 19th century
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Evening Dress: 19th century

Louise Winter

© Museum of London

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Evening dress of cream silk brocade decorated with panels of Indian embroidery and beetle wings. This evening dress, which has a nineteen-inch waist, is decorated with net panels embroidered with gold thread and beetle wing cases from a species of jewel beetle. The panels were probably made in India where Madras and Calcutta were centres for beetle-wing embroidery made for the European market.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

1892 AD - 1894 AD
 

Image Number

000664
 

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