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Title: Aldermens robes
Item Name: Local Government
Maker: Ede & Ravenscroft

Description:

Eighteen robes, navy/purple, with ermine trim on sleeves, as worn by the Aldermen of E.Y.B.C. The robes were supposedly presented to Bridlington Borough Council in 1903 by a Mr. Field, who had a business in Hull, but lived in Bridlington. He operated a grocery and provisions store and was well-known for his delicatessen. The blue robes were worn by Chairmen of the various sub commitees and by any other councillors who wished to wear one. From Bridlington Town Hall.


Year: 1903(?)
Materials: textile; fur
Measurements: L:126cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1996.369