Dress, Day

Production date
Late 1950s
Description
NECKLINE AND COLLAR:

NECKLINE: Rounded "V" shape to mid chest.

COLLAR: Scalloped edge : width varies 3.5cm - 5cm. Self fabric bow tie at bottom of collar. 12.5cm long 3.5cm wide. This is sewn to the collar. The "tails" of the bow are 13.5cm long 3cm wide; bias-facing handstitched down.

BODICE STYLE: Loose - semi-fitted.

SLEEVE STYLE: Inset sleeve - short. Hem: Turned under twice & topstitched (white cotton). One piece.

WAISTLINE: Natural - slightly low.

SKIRT SHAPE: Tubular.

COMMENTS: SEAMS: Machine sewn - edges left loose : badly frayed. THREAD: white cotton - machining - blue cotton - handstitching.
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Measurements
Circumference: 65cm (25 9/16")
Chest: 1080mm (42 1/2")
Length: 45.5cm (17 15/16")
Sleeve Length: 15.5cm (6 1/8")
Circumference: 34cm (13 3/8")
Waist circumference: 89cm (35 1/16")
Length: 56.5cm (22 1/4")
Length: 55.5cm (21 7/8")
Current rights code
Other Id
EC184.51
70/84
N/R
Catalogue number
EC184.51
Accession number
1984.70.183

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