Search Results

534 results found with "Clothing and accessories"

Chiné silk shoe

These silk satin shoes are simply latchet tied with a lace, rather than being fastened with a fancy buckle. The original ties may have been made of a matching or...

Drawn bonnet

The fine silk taffeta in a muted shade of dove grey forms a shape popular in the 1840s. Often referred to as a drawn bonnet, in this type of protective...

Spring or early summer afternoon dress

Perfect for the Spring for both day and evening wear, colourful, lightweight sheer barèges sold for 8/9 per yard (about £25 per metre today). The Ladies’ Companion illustrated a flounced pale...

Honiton point lace collar

Honiton point is a needle lace. It used machine-made tapes that were applied to pre-printed patterns. Decorative stitches were used as a means of joining the tapes together. The first...

Cape

Likely worn by Mandinka men who were often involved in slave raiding and slave trading. It was likely obtained during anti-slavery operations. Acquired by James Bandinel 1819-49 whilst working in the...

Trousers

Man’s drawstring trousers made from checked indigo and white hand-spun cotton (etu) woven in narrow strips. It incorporates a magenta silk embroidery, the silk comes from North Africa, brought across...

Wedding dress

Doreen Cheary wore this white silk wedding dress at St Davids Church Exeter in June 1948 for her marriage to Leslie Spencer. They had met while stationed in York...

Straw sandal

A warraji tthat was once commonly worn by people, now worn more by Buddhist monks. This type of footwear, like other Japanese shoes, permitted air to circulate around the...

Filter your results

Help with searching

We use "filtering" to help you narrow your search. Once you've provided a search term you can use the checkboxes below to narrow your search to a particular site, country, period or type of object.

Hide