Dress - Day

Production date
Circa 1956

NECKLINE: Round at back & rounded "square" at front; self faced.

COLLAR: No collar.

BODICE STYLE: Semi-fitted; corselet waist.

SLEEVE STYLE: Double sleeve, short, with top sleeve being ~ 4cm shorter than the bottom sleeve; gathered into a/h; inset. Hem: of both sleeves turned under once + zig-zagged with white cotton, both have a white cotton zig-zag brocade ribbon sewn onto the edge.

WAISTLINE: Natural, semi-fitted.

SKIRT SHAPE: Straight.

COMMENTS: SEAMS: Machine; white cotton thread. EDGES: Zig-zagged; white cotton thread. ALTERATION: Both side seams have been let out (needle holes obvious).
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Object Detail

Circumference: 65cm (25 9/16")
Chest: 965mm (38")
Length: 42.5cm (16 3/4")
Sleeve Length: 23.5cm (9 1/4")
Circumference: 60cm (23 5/8")
Waist circumference: 76.5cm (30 1/8")
Length: 47cm (18 1/2")
Length: 45cm (17 11/16")
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Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: "A; Siltex; Garment; made in N.Z."; Type of mark: Label; Notes: Print on woven; black on white; sewn onto RHS back neck facing; the details shown; words inbetween two sets of black lines.


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