Dress, day

Production date
1958
Description
Shift in plum and beige tropical print canvas style cotton. Buttoned side. D319 1958 (MRM).

Neckline: Rounded, self faced. 1.1cm tuck at centre front.

Collar: No collar.

Bodice Style: Loose.

Sleeve Style: No sleeve, armhole self faced.

Waistline: Undefined, loose.

Skirt Shape: Straight.

Seams: Machine sewn, cream cotton thread.

Edges: Zig zagged. Cream cotton thread.

Buttons: Self covered, two, 6cm diameter.

The hem has been let down about 6cm, there is a previous hem line evident. Top stitching has been added at this stage (and probably also the vents).
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Measurements
Circumference: 52cm (20 1/2")
Chest: 1020mm (40 3/16")
Length: 39cm (15 3/8")
Circumference: 45cm (17 11/16")
Waist circumference: 98cm (38 9/16")
Length: 62.5cm (24 5/8")
Length: 62cm (24 7/16")
Current rights code
Other Id
EC184.132
70/84
N/R
Catalogue number
EC184.132
Accession number
1984.70.116

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