Dress - Day

Production date
Late 1950s
Description
NECKLINE AND COLLAR:

NECKLINE: Rounded front & back, wide on shoulders, self faced, C.B. opening closed by black metal hook & navy blanket stitch eye; neck outlined by a white nylon ruffle trimmed either side in an edging of navy overlocking - 3cm wide.

COLLAR: No collar.

BODICE STYLE: Semi-fitted - H line (?)

SLEEVE STYLE: One piece, inset, 3 darts at back of elbow, full length. Hem turned under once 5cm & herringboned in place. Edge of sleeve trimmed like collar.

WAISTLINE: Drop waist, unfitted.

SKIRT SHAPE: Straight.

COMMENTS: SEAMS: Machine sewn, navy cotton thread. EDGES: Raw.
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Measurements
Circumference: 50cm (19 11/16")
Chest: 1070mm (42 1/8")
Length: 51cm (20 1/16")
Length: 42cm (16 9/16")
Sleeve Length: 56cm (22 1/16")
Circumference: 23cm (9 1/16")
Waist circumference: 92cm (36 1/4")
Waist circumference: 86.5cm (34 1/16")
Length: 51.5cm (20 1/4")
Length: 52.5cm (20 11/16")
Current rights code
Other Id
EC184.227
70/84
N/R
Catalogue number
EC184.227
Accession number
1984.70.125

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