Dress, Smock, Woman's

Production date
Circa 1950s

NECKLINE: "V" neckline line.

COLLAR: Single piece shirt collar plus lapes - topstitching.

BODICE STYLE: V. slight shaping for bust.

SLEEVE STYLE: Inset shirt sleeve. Cuff 6cm wide. Tucks at edge of sleeve where it attaches to cuff. One button on each cuff for opening.The end of the cuff with the buttonhole is "V" shaped. Topstitching on cuff.

WAISTLINE: Slight shaping through panel construction.

SKIRT SHAPE: Slight flare.

COMMENTS: BUTTONHOLES: Machine stitched. SEAMS: Machine stitched & overlocked - cotton thread. BELT: In self fabric; 4cm wide 93cm long; top stitching detail; one button. BUTTONS: White plastic 2cm are not sewn on but have a metal shank with a metal hoop attached. The shank is placed through a small machine stitched buttonhole & then the metal loop threaded through to stop it pulling back - BATCHELOR BUTTONS.
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Circumference: 56.6cm (22 5/16")
Chest: 1130mm (44 1/2")
Length: 43.5cm (17 1/8")
Sleeve Length: 63.5cm (25")
Circumference: 20cm (7 7/8")
Waist circumference: 100.5cm (39 9/16")
Length: 69cm (27 3/16")
Length: 69cm (27 3/16")
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Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: "Professional; Sanforized shrunk; made in N.Z.; size 38; M......"; Type of mark: Label; Notes: Woven printed, details as shown


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