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A small black bonnet covered in a narrowly pleated woven fabric covered in black ribbon bows and a line of jet beads across the front opening. There are two silk lappets hanging from the back of the bonnet.
Accession No
A92.042

Name/Title
A front piece of a bodice made of black crepe with pintucks running vertically alongside the centre line of beading.
Accession No
A97.504

Name/Title
A black trim made of cotton net with jet beads decorating it.
Accession No
A97.507

Name/Title
A cloth fragment that is made of black net and decorated with black jet beads that form a scalloped edge along the bottom.
Accession No
A97.499

Name/Title
Hat
A women's hat made of a sheer black fabric shaped with wire. It has a miniature crown and brim. The hat is decorated with jet beads around the edge and striped black ribbon around the brim. There are plumes sticking upwards that have been curled at the edges and black silk ribbon for ties.
Accession No
A67.777

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Cap
A small black women's cap made of black jet bands on wire. The cap is decorated with six yellow fabric roses and a fine floral spray of green. There is a pink velvet ribbon bow and a pale green brocade bow in the centre of the crown. Black velvet ribbon falls from the back of the cap.
Accession No
A67.782

Name/Title
A black silk drawstring purse lined with russet cotton. There are remnants of jet bead decoration that have come off.
Accession No
A75.408

Name/Title
A women's black bonnet that is made of a loosely woven horsehair fabric over top of wire-shaped buckram. The bonnet is shaped with the front opening curved back and edged with black velvet. The crown and the front opening have a line of jet beads and black sequins.
Accession No
A88.809

Name/Title
A piece of the front of a black outer bodice made of black satin. The centre front piece has elaborate jet beading on a light brown backing that is covered in net and the side is covered in wavy lines of black soutache.
Accession No
A97.506

Name/Title
Two pieces of collar that are stiffened and have a brown satin base covered with black netting that is decorated with jet beads.
Accession No
A97.503

Name/Title
A matching blue silk bodice and skirt ensemble. Both pieces are backed with a cream-coloured linen. The bodice is edged with black braiding, jet beads and ball-tassel trim. The balls are also along the front opening and used as buttons. There is a small tail on the back and the sleeves are long and bell shaped. The inside is boned and has a waistbelt tacked to the back and sides.The back has princess seams. The skirt is gathered at the waistband and is slightly longer at the back. If fastens with hooks and eyes.
Accession No
A97.528

Name/Title
A black woven cotton drawstring purse decorated with jet beads. It has loops of beaded fringe down the side seams and bottom. The drawstring is missing.
Accession No
A65.446

Name/Title
Cap
A women's cap with a black net base. The cap shape is small and is supported by two wires and covered in jet beads which hang down the sides of the cap. There is white and brown cotton lace trimming the outside of the cap. The wearer's right side is decorated with fine wire branches that are covered in jet beads. The edges are bound with velvet binding.
Accession No
A67.779

Name/Title
A black bonnet shaped with wire and covered in fabric and a layer of loosely woven horsehair fabric. The front opening is lined with jet beads, sequins and six purple fabric flowers. There are two satin lappets hanging from the back. The inside has a cotton label with " Mrs Withington " handwritten in ink.
Accession No
A91.882

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A black velvet hair ornament that is shaped with three points, has a hole in the centre for putting hair through and an elastic chin strap. Two layers of different types of lace lie beneath the velvet. There are three small pink fabric roses, jet bead edging and rouched taffeta decorating the head piece.
Accession No
A67.704
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