Dress (Day)

Production date
Circa 1958

NECKLINE: "V" shaped at the front & rounded at the back; self faced; understitched.

COLLAR: No collar.

BODICE STYLE: Semi-fitted.

SLEEVE STYLE: One piece, slightly inset, slightly gathered at the sleeve head, short. Hem - turned under twice ~ 3cm, machine neatened with grey thread, & handsewn in place.

WAISTLINE: Natural, semi-fitted, at both side seams are grey cotton belt loops, knotted. 3.5cm long. Belt - self covered; 81.5 x 2.8cm; top stitched with grey thread; four metal holes (slightly rusting). At buckle end a self fabric belt loop + a"D" shaped buckle covered in self fabric.

SKIRT SHAPE: Straight.

COMMENTS: SEAMS: Machine sewn, grey cotton thread. EDGES: Pinked. BUTTONS: Grey opaque plastic; square with rounded edges, cutting across the button from corner to corner is a raised line; has an attached back stand.
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Object Detail

Circumference: 52cm (20 1/2")
Chest: 960mm (37 13/16")
Length: 40.5cm (15 15/16")
Sleeve Length: 28.5cm (11 1/4")
Circumference: 32cm (12 5/8")
Waist circumference: 75.5cm (29 3/4")
Length: 65cm (25 9/16")
Length: 64cm (25 3/16")
Current rights code
Other Id
EC184.230 1/2
Catalogue number
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