Floral sateen cotton in crinolined and hooped highly structured dressmaking example of time. 1950s-1960s D381 (doesn't correspond with sheets) (MRM).
Neckline: Boat shaped in the front, low rounded at back (about 15cm down from nape). Self faced.
Collar: No collar.
Bodice Style: Semi fitted.
Sleeve Style: One piece, inset, slight gathering at sleeve caps, short (upper arm) self faced hem.
Waistline: Natural, fitted/semi fitted. Both sides of the waistline have green cotton thread plaited belt keepers (5.5cm wide). No belt.
Skirt Shape: Cone shaped.
Seams: Machine sewn, outer green cotton thread, under white cotton thread.
Edges: Outer turned under once and machine neatened green cotton thread. Underskirt french seamed.
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Chest: 840mm (33 1/16")
Length: 41.5cm (16 5/16")
Sleeve Length: 12.5cm (4 15/16")
Circumference: 33.5cm (13 3/16")
Waist circumference: 70cm (27 9/16")
Length: 64.5cm (25 3/8")
Length: 64cm (25 3/16")
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