Dress bodice

Description
Both of these dresses were worn by Queen Victoria. The one on the right is from the collection at RAMM. The one on the left is from National Trust collection at Killerton House. The Queen observed deep mourning after the death of Prince Albert. She continued to wear black until her death in 1901.
Accession Loan No.
51/1969/1
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
dress bodice
Simple Name
bodice
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
c 1900
Production Year Low
1890
Production Year High
1901
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
silk; crape

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