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Blue beaded dress, 1920s

Description:

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.

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


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