Persuasion
Fashion in the Age of Jane Austen

Key works

  • (ENGLAND)
Dress (c. 1817) (detail)


cotton (muslin, cord, thread), shell (buttons), metal (hooks and eyes)
151.3 cm (centre back)
73.0 cm (sleeve length)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Schofield Collection.
Purchased with the assistance of a special grant from the Government of Victoria, 1974
D112-1974

    (ENGLAND)
    Dress (c. 1817) (detail)
    cotton (muslin, cord, thread), shell (buttons), metal (hooks and eyes)
    151.3 cm (centre back) 73.0 cm (sleeve length)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    The Schofield Collection. Purchased with the assistance of a special grant from the Government of Victoria, 1974
    D112-1974

  • (ENGLAND)
Dress (Open robe and petticoat) (c. 1770) 


silk taffeta brocade, cotton (bobbin lace)
(a) 142.4 cm (centre back)
32.2 cm (waist, flat) (robe)
(b) 95.0 cm (centre back)
32.5 cm (waist, flat) (petticoat)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1970
D6.a-b-1971

    (ENGLAND)
    Dress (Open robe and petticoat) (c. 1770)
    silk taffeta brocade, cotton (bobbin lace)
    (a) 142.4 cm (centre back) 32.2 cm (waist, flat) (robe) (b) 95.0 cm (centre back) 32.5 cm (waist, flat) (petticoat)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased, 1970
    D6.a-b-1971

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