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Neck slim tube line dress in vanilla jersey. D258 1958-1960 (MRM).

Neckline: Rounded, very plain. Self faced.

Collar: No collar.

Bodice Style: Straight, unfitted.

Sleeve Style: Inset, one piece, 3/4 sleeve. Hem turned under once, overlocked edge, blind stitched in place.

Waistline: Undefined, loose.

Skirt Shape: Straight.

Seams: Darts, plain sewn, cream cotton thread, seams overlocked, cream cotton thread.

Edges: Overlocked, cream cotton thread.

A truly 'plain' dress!
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Circumference: 56.5cm (22 1/4")
Chest: 960mm (37 13/16")
Length: 45cm (17 11/16")
Sleeve Length: 40cm (15 3/4")
Circumference: 25.5cm (10 1/16")
Waist circumference: 93cm (36 5/8")
Length: 51.5cm (20 1/4")
Length: 52cm (20 1/2")
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Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: All Wool; Arrow; Made in NZ; Type of mark: Label; Notes: White and gold on black, woven on woven, sewn onto the bottom of the back neck facing, there is a stylised arrowhead woven into the label.


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