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Blue beaded dress, 1920s


The dress is of muslin and covered with bugle and tambour beads, coloured silver, gold and mother-of-pearl. The bodice is cream and the skirt blue. Some of the beads are missing.


This Charleston style dress is covered with bugle and tambour beads (silver, gold, mother-of-pearl). The cream bodice has a scalloped edge. The blue skirt and the bodice have a scalloped pattern with gold and silver scroll design with silver beads.


This dress belonged to the donor's mother and was worn by her in the 1920's on social occasions.

The Museum, Newton Stewart
Digital Number:
NSCL003a, NSCL003b
Newton Stewart Museum Trust

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