Norfolk Museums Collections

Skirt

Description:

This outfit is associated with Elizabeth Fry, a famous prison reformer born in Norfolk in 1780. As a Quaker, Elizabeth was a member of the ‘plain friends’ a group that showed their religious devotion through plain dress and abstinence from singing and dancing. Read more

Materials:

grosgrain silk (skirt)

Measurements:

71 (waist)

Accession number:

NWHCM : 1980.44.fry

On display at:

Not currently on public display

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