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Ladies dress cuffs

Period:
19th Century
Description:
The embroidered cuff addd decoration to a plain dress.  The cuff could be easily removed and replaced with another design.  It could be worn as a match to a collar of the same design.  Lace, muslin and net decorations were popular fashion accessories throughout the nineteenth century.
Materials/Media:
net, cotton thread, lace
Dimensions:
L:233mm; W:110mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.104
Digital Number:
SRCL037a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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