Skip to main content

Robe: T.30-1945

An image of Robe

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Taffeta, pale pink, green and pink stripes with sprigs, sprays and waved floral bands between them. Bodice pointed, skirt set on in small pleats, two buttons at back, and inside cords to draw skirt into a Polonaise. ace at neck and sleeves, four bows with paste buttons on front, one on each sleeve.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Sykes

Measurements and weight

Length: 13 in
Width: 15.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-11-12) by Sykes, Miss

Dating

Late 18th century
Circa 1770 CE - Circa 1780 1780 CE

School or Style

English

Components of the work

Whole Front: Length 51 in
Whole Back: Length 56.5 in

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.30-1945
Primary reference Number: 197699
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 March 2014 Updated: Friday 6 December 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Robe" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/197699 Accessed: 2022-01-19 14:24:45

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/197699|title=Robe|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-19 14:24:45|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

<div class="text-center my-3"> <figure class="figure"> <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/portfolio/F25982D9_7CB9_CFFF_028E_8BBFC531887C/681/766/large_T_30_1945_2_201201_mfj22_mas.jpg" alt="robe" class="img-fluid" /> <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">robe</figcaption> </figure> </div>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Robe

Accession Number: T.2-1908

Christening robe

Accession Number: T.18-1981

Prosperity (white)

Accession Number: C.1-2013

Netsuke

Accession Number: O.11-1917

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo