Striped cotton day dress


About this object

In the years before the First World War, pale-coloured summer dresses like this one were extremely popular. Despite their lightweight fabrics, their high necklines and layers of petticoats beneath must have made them uncomfortable to wear, especially in hot weather.
  • Date
    1910 - 1912
  • Maker
  • Materials
    Cotton (Voile)
  • Credit line
    Presented by Dr. Alexine Tinne, 1967
  • Location
    Walker Art Gallery,
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Liverpool
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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