An ivory lace dress worn by Caroline character in 'Jardin aux lilas; Lilac Garden'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PD/05/01/0085/02
  • Dates of Creation
      1936 - 1968
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      Generally sound. There is some heavy discolouration on the garment and stains due to wear and tear. Some signs of tear at the waistline, front and back of the dress. Also noticeable are signs of previous repair made on the garment.

Scope and Content

An ivory lace dress worn by Caroline character in 'Jardin aux lilas; Lilac Garden'. The dress comprises of a fitted bodice decorated with a sweetheart neckline, some ruffles made of net fabric stitched to the top of the bodice, elasticated spaghetti straps and a full skirt. The garment fastens at the back with five hook and eye and three press buttons, is fully lined and features a frill chiffon detail at hem. A woven label hand-stitched inside the bodice states "Mrs Goldwin; Lilas"

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright owned by creators including choreographer(s), designer(s) and composer(s). Performers rights apply. Can not be copied without rights owners' permission(s).

Additional Information

First performance on 26 Jan 1936