Dress flounce

Border of dress embroidered in honour of Lord Nelson and worn by Emma Hamilton at Palermo. White gauze embroidered with green silk, gold thread and sequins. Swags of oak leaves and acorns joining anchors with viscount's coronets above. 'NELSON', 'BRONTE' embroidered within ovals below the anchors.

Object Details

ID: TXT0304
Collection: Textiles
Type: Dress flounce
Display location: Not on display
Date made: 1799
Exhibition: Nelson, Navy, Nation
People: Hamilton, Emma; Nelson, Horatio
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Nelson-Ward Collection
Measurements: Overall: 250 x 870 mm

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