Dress - Day

Production date
Circa 1950s

NECKLINE: "V" shaped front & back; neckline in contrast 5cm wide "V" front & back panels turned back on themselves to give a clean edge at neck. C.F. at base of neckline panel is a bow in contrast fabric sewn on, tie part 6.5cm wide.

COLLAR: No collar.

BODICE STYLE: Semi-fitted.

SLEEVE STYLE: Cap sleeve - (neck to edge 12.5cm). Hem turned under twice, machine neatened then hand sewn in place.

WAISTLINE: Natural. Self fabric belt keepers sewn into side seams 4cm wide. Self covered belt 2.5 x 89.5cm, topstitched around edge; five grey metal eyelets; self fabric belt loop attached at buckle end; "D" shaped self covered buckle.

SKIRT SHAPE: Straight.

COMMENTS: SEAMS: Machine sewn green/blue cotton thread. EDGES: Raw or turned under once & machine neatened green/blue cotton thread. FOUR STAPLES: Are stapled onto the garment above the left breast.
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Circumference: 73cm (28 3/4")
Chest: 1030mm (40 9/16")
Length: 43.5cm (17 1/8")
Circumference: 40cm (15 3/4")
Waist circumference: 75cm (29 1/2")
Length: 77cm (30 5/16")
Length: 78.5cm (30 7/8")
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Marks/Inscriptions: "An; Anthony; garment; made in n.z.; W".; Type of mark: Label; Notes: Sewn to RHS of back neck facing; woven on woven; blue & gold on white; the details shown


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