1914 Lavender bag - Made from purple lawn, handstitched. The handle is covered in metal foil held in place with metal threads in a criss cross pattern. The posy is decorated with concentric circles of multicoloured embroidery of flowers and leaves in silk thread with a surround of machine made lace of metal and green thread. Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Simon Harris

1914 Lavender bag - Made from purple lawn, handstitched. The handle is covered in metal foil held in place with metal threads in a criss cross pattern. The posy is decorated with concentric circles of multicoloured embroidery of flowers and leaves in silk thread with a surround of machine made lace of metal and green thread. Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Simon Harris

Would love to see in person! Cauët Sœurs, Woman’s Evening Dress, c. 1912, purchased with funds provided by Ellen A. Michelson, photo © 2012 Museum Associates/LACMA. All rights reserved

Would love to see in person! Cauët Sœurs, Woman’s Evening Dress, c. 1912, purchased with funds provided by Ellen A. Michelson, photo © 2012 Museum Associates/LACMA. All rights reserved

Jacket    National Trust Inventory Number 1348744  CategoryCostume  Date1760 - 1790  MaterialsCotton, Silk damask

Jacket National Trust Inventory Number 1348744 CategoryCostume Date1760 - 1790 MaterialsCotton, Silk damask

Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Simon Harris, Nancy Bradfield 'Costume in Detail' p.73-74.

Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Simon Harris, Nancy Bradfield 'Costume in Detail' p.73-74.

p125 Woman's cloak/cape dating from c1830's. Fabric - Falcon brown silk. Lining - Lichen green silk. Interlining of falcon glazed cotton beneath silk lining. Brown cotton wadding between cotton lining and outer silk. Cut - Full length. Cut with straight seams, the fullness pleated into neck.

p125 Woman's cloak/cape dating from c1830's. Fabric - Falcon brown silk. Lining - Lichen green silk. Interlining of falcon glazed cotton beneath silk lining. Brown cotton wadding between cotton lining and outer silk. Cut - Full length. Cut with straight seams, the fullness pleated into neck.

Dress, printed wool lawn lined with cotton and trimmed with satin piping and fringe, 1850, point of origin not listed. National Trust inventory no. 1349132

Dress, printed wool lawn lined with cotton and trimmed with satin piping and fringe, 1850, point of origin not listed. National Trust inventory no. 1349132

p 121  1820-1825. Fabric - Sulphur yellow silk - satin bodice; skirt and sleeves of plain light silk with satin stripes. Lining - Bodice part-lined white cotton. Outer sleeve lined stiffened muslin fleece at hem. Cut - Waistline slightly raised. Bodice front cut in one piece with 'sweetheart' neckline and 2 bust darts. Centre-back opening extends into skirt. Back and bodice cut rather full. Curved neckline, the fullness eased in at neck and waist with drawstrings

p 121 1820-1825. Fabric - Sulphur yellow silk - satin bodice; skirt and sleeves of plain light silk with satin stripes. Lining - Bodice part-lined white cotton. Outer sleeve lined stiffened muslin fleece at hem. Cut - Waistline slightly raised. Bodice front cut in one piece with 'sweetheart' neckline and 2 bust darts. Centre-back opening extends into skirt. Back and bodice cut rather full. Curved neckline, the fullness eased in at neck and waist with drawstrings

A woman's mantle (cape) dating from c1845. Fabric - Grey shot silk taffeta (black warp/ cream weft). Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, National Trust Inventory # 1349169. Also on pages 179-180 of Nancy Bradfield's 'Costume in Detail.'

A woman's mantle (cape) dating from c1845. Fabric - Grey shot silk taffeta (black warp/ cream weft). Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, National Trust Inventory # 1349169. Also on pages 179-180 of Nancy Bradfield's 'Costume in Detail.'

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