Tailored Wedding Ensemble, Cream twilled wool with cream corded silk collar and cuffs. The Norfolk-style bleted jacket has hip length bias-cut basques and the skirt is the new shorter and fuller style which appeared in
Half-mourning dress by W G Jay & Co, London, Manchester Art Gallery “ Half-mourning dress (?) Pale grey satin trimmed with black figured and black corded silk and white net. Bodice lined with cream twilled silk.
two-piece aesthetic dress in cream silk, figured with geometric pattern. 'Worn by Madame Canziani', presumably Madame Starr Canziani, nee Louisa Starr the first woman artist to be awarded a Royal Academy medal. Via Manchester City Galleries.
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English Wool Jacket (No. 2493). Lancashire fabric looks like robust tweed, feels soft to the touch. Shapely princess seams. Intrepid epaulettes, double-breasted front. With self belt, satin lining.Taffeta Silk Skirt (No. 2546), a mid-calf cut of material that’s been an emblem of elegance since Mr. Shakespeare’s day (“taffeta phrases, silken terms”), with lots of crisp, stitched-down pleats. The wide self belt is removable.
Coat, Marshall & Snelgrove: ca. English, ribbed wool with collar, lapels of silk grosgrain. "The cut of the coat has all the features of the ‘New Look’, the softly rounded shoulder line with ‘Magyar sleeves’ and the very full skirt.