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Sue Brett
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Shift in vivid tropical print canvas-type cotton. 1958+ D318 (MRM).

Neckline: Front is rectangular and the back is quite low (just above armhole level) rounded. Self faced.

Collar: No collar.

Bodice Style: Loose.

Sleeve Style: No sleeve, armhole self faced.

Waistline: Undefined, loose.

Skirt Shape: Slight flare.

Seams: Machine sewn, pink cotton thread.

Edges: Overlocked, white filament thread.

The front neck facing has been hand stitched at the lower edge to keep it flat, unfortunately it has been done in the wrong place so that about 1cm of facing shows.
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Circumference: 92cm (36 1/4")
Chest: 1040mm (40 15/16")
Length: 44.5cm (17 1/2")
Circumference: 52.5cm (20 11/16")
Waist circumference: 98.5cm (38 3/4")
Length: 51cm (20 1/16")
Length: 52.5cm (20 11/16")
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Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: Sue Brett; Made in NZ; Type of mark: Label; Notes: Woven on woven, gold and black on white, sewn onto back right neck facing.


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