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Ladies sleeves (1)

Period:
19th Century
Description:
These delicate sleeves date from the 1850s.  They are made of fine net with embroidered dot design.  Sleeves such as these were worn as inner sleeves to compliment the outer sleeves of the day dress.
Materials/Media:
net, thread
Dimensions:
L:510mm; W:156mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.391
Digital Number:
SRCL034a, SRCL034b
Creation Date:
1850s
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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