Dress, day

Production date
1950s
Description
Pure linen dress with hand stitch trim in beige on brown (four buttons missing). D370 1950s (MRM).

Neckline: Rounded front and back, self faced. 1.5cm from the neckline is a handstitched long stitch in creme coloured cotton embroidery thread.

Collar: No collar.

Bodice Style: Semi fitted.

Sleeve Style: One piece, inset, short sleeve, inset cap sleeves, completely self faced/lined.

Waistline: Natural, semi fitted. At the right side seam is a brown cotton plaited belt keeper (3.5cm). Nothing at left side and no belt.

Skirt Shape: Straight.

Seams: Machine sewn, brown cotton thread.

Edges: Turned under and machine neatened with brown cotton thread, or three thread overlocked with brown cotton thread.
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Measurements
Circumference: 59.5cm (23 7/16")
Chest: 1015mm (39 15/16")
Length: 43cm (16 15/16")
Sleeve Length: 13.5cm (5 5/16")
Circumference: 36.5cm (14 3/8")
Waist circumference: 77.5cm (30 1/2")
Length: 62cm (24 7/16")
Length: 62cm (24 7/16")
Current rights code
Other Id
EC184.162
70/84
N/R
Catalogue number
EC184.162
Accession number
1984.70.179

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