Open robe, sack back dress

Description
This silk satin brocade dress is known as a sack-back because the fabric at the back hangs loosely from the pleats at the neckline. The front is open to reveal the matching petticoat and the stomacher.
Accession Loan No.
26/1960/9/1
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
open robe, sack back dress
Simple Name
dress
Full Name
open robe, sack back dress
Dimensions
waist 600 mm; shoulder width 320 mm; centre back length 1410 mm; hip (panier) width 770 mm; hem circumference 3380 mm
Period Classification
George II (1727-1760)
Production Date
c 1750
Production Year Low
1750
Production Year High
1760
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
silk (satin brocade); canvas

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