Blouse, womans

Gay Lynne
Production date
Blouse in spun silk with guipure lace trim. Short sleeves. Square neckline. 1958 D167 (MRM).

Neckline: Square at the front with a notch cut out at centre front. Slightly rounded at the back. The neckline is surrounded by a cotton lace with a floral motif. 4cm at widest. Situated at the edge on sides and back but 0.3cm down at the front.

Collar: No collar.

Bodice Style: Loose.

Sleeve Style: Short cap sleeve. Turned under twice 1cm and machine finished.

Waistline: Natural, undefined.

Skirt Shape: Shaped over hips.

Seams & Edges: Four thread overlocking, creme cotton thread.

Buttons: Top three clear plastic with a double raised outer edge. Two holes for attachment. 1.1cm diameter. Bottom one clear plastic slightly convex, two holes for attachment, 1.2cm diameter.

Buttonholes: Vertical, machine sewn, white cotton thread. 1.2cm.
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Circumference: 66cm (26")
Chest: 1120mm (44 1/8")
Length: 40cm (15 3/4")
Sleeve Length: 15cm (5 7/8")
Circumference: 40.5cm (15 15/16")
Waist circumference: 92cm (36 1/4")
Length: 17.5cm (6 7/8")
Length: 17.5cm (6 7/8")
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Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: Tailored, By; Gay Lynne; Made in NZ; Type of mark: Label; Notes: Printed on woven, black on white, sewn into centre back neckline.


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