Dress, day

Production date
1959
Description
Beige/tan geometric print on permanent pleated skirt dress. D295 1959+ (MRM).

Neckline: Boat shape, with contrast nylon stand-up band fabric stand. 2cm wide (small amount of nylon thread evident near centre front).

Collar: No collar.

Bodice Style: Loose.

Sleeve Style: One piece, short, inset. Slightly gathered into cuff. Contrasting fabric cuff with a graduated width 1.5 to 4.8cm.

Waistline: Natural, semi fitted loose. At both side seams are beige cotton thread plaited belt keepers (3.5cm). No belt.

Skirt Shape: Flared.

Seams: Looks like a numer of different alterations. Seam threads are beige, brown, yellow and grey and machine sewn.

Edges: Pinked, or machine zig zagged, brown cotton thread or raw.
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Measurements
Circumference: 68cm (26 3/4")
Chest: 975mm (38 3/8")
Length: 43cm (16 15/16")
Sleeve Length: 15cm (5 7/8")
Circumference: 36cm (14 3/16")
Waist circumference: 78.5cm (30 7/8")
Length: 59cm (23 1/4")
Length: 58.5cm (23 1/16")
Current rights code
Other Id
EC184.121
70/84
N/R
Catalogue number
EC184.121
Accession number
1984.70.194

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