Dress, day

Production date
1958
Description
Pencil line winter print (vonnel) in purple/green on black. Had patent narrow belt. D175 1958 (MRM).

Neckline: Rounded, front self faced, back, faced with black sateen faced lining fabric.

Collar: No collar.

Bodice Style: Semi fitted/loose.

Sleeve Style: One piece, inset sleeve, gathered (tucked) at the top of the sleeve head. 3/4 length elbow dart. Hem turned under twice 3.5cm and machine neatened, hand sewn in place.

Waistline: Natural, semi fitted.

Skirt Shape: Straight.

Seams: Machine sewn (very poor stitch tension), black, purple and blue cotton thread used in various places.

Edges: Raw or machine neatened around armholes and waist.

Buttons: Shiny, black, flat, round buttons. Metal hoop on back for stand. 3cm diameter.

Buttonholes: Horizontal, bound (with some fabric as back neck facing), 3.3cm.
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Measurements
Circumference: 47cm (18 1/2")
Chest: 1145mm (45 1/16")
Length: 44cm (17 5/16")
Sleeve Length: 46cm (18 1/8")
Circumference: 30cm (11 13/16")
Waist circumference: 76.5cm (30 1/8")
Length: 74.5cm (29 5/16")
Length: 73cm (28 3/4")
Current rights code
Other Id
EC184.160
70/84
N/R
Catalogue number
EC184.160
Accession number
1984.70.175

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