Dress

Production date
Circa 1950
Description
NECKLINE AND COLLAR:

NECKLINE: Truncated "V" at the front, rounded at the back, self faced.

COLLAR: Two piece collar, mainly lies on bodice; 6.5cm deep at C.B.; 11.5cm along front edge of collar, pointed corners.

BODICE STYLE: Semi-fitted.

SLEEVE STYLE: One piece, slightly inset, slight gathering at the sleeve head, short hem: turned under twice ~ 4.5cm machine neatened & handsewn in place.

WAISTLINE: Natural, semi-fitted at both side seams are belt loops (RHS broken) of green/blue cotton thread blanket stitched, 4cm wide. Belt: Self fabric; 88 x 3.8cm; four white metal holes; topstitched; at buckle end self fabric belt loop; buckle "D" shaped & self covered.

SKIRT SHAPE: Straight.

COMMENTS: SEAMS: Machine sewn - white or pale blue cotton thread. EDGES: Machine neatened or raw - white or pale blue cotton thread. BUTTONS: Light green/blue opaque plastic; round; back button stand, lined indented across diam of button, has gold painted in lines on top; 1.8cm diameter. BUTTONHOLES: Vertical; handsewn - blanket stitch; 2cm.
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Measurements
Circumference: 61cm (24")
Chest: 990mm (39")
Length: 41cm (16 1/8")
Sleeve Length: 21cm (8 1/4")
Circumference: 35cm (13 3/4")
Waist circumference: 78cm (30 11/16")
Length: 66.5cm (26 3/16")
Length: 65.5cm (25 13/16")
Current rights code
Other Id
EC184.238
70/84
N/R
Catalogue number
EC184.238
Accession number
1984.70.140
Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: "made in California; Ardee; Sportswear".; Type of mark: Label; Notes: Woven on woven; black & red on white; sewn onto RHS back neck facing; label fraying away at RHS + LHS so letters starting to disappear. Details as shown.

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