Item NMC/1575 - Nightdress bag

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Nightdress bag


  • Late 19th century-early 20th century (Creation)

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1 item

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Embroidered cotton nightdress bag.

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.


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The nightdress bag is made of white cotton and features a symmetrical embroidered design of flowers, stems and bows in two shades of blue thread. There is a stain on the top half of the bag which has left it discoloured. The flap is decorated with an embroidered scalloped edge.

Dimensions: 390 x 450 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/1575

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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