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Ladies sample combinations

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Stamped 'sample', these ladies combinations would have belonged to a sales agent or costumier.

 

They are made of pure white cotton with decorative additions of silk ribbon and lace.  The combination of a chemise and drawers in one garment was a favourite choice of underwear for Victorian women.

Materials/Media:
cotton, silk, lace
Dimensions:
L:1020mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.312
Digital Number:
SRCL022a-f
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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