Dress - Day

Production date
Circa 1958
Description
NECKLINE AND COLLAR:

NECKLINE: "U" shaped - bound in a self fabric bias strip [1.2cm wide] - handstitched in place. The edge of the bias is where a 1.8cm wide ruffle attaches at the neck. The ruffle enclosed the entire neck.

COLLAR: No collar.

BODICE STYLE: Loose.

SLEEVE STYLE: No sleeve. [Cotton bias binding]. Arm is faced with a bias strip (light brown). There is a double row of top stitching in a gold/brown coloured thread.

WAISTLINE: Undefined.

SKIRT SHAPE: Very slight flare.

COMMENTS: SEAMS: Machine stitched - white thread (cotton). EDGES: Pinked.
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Measurements
Circumference: 60cm (23 5/8")
Chest: 1020mm (40 3/16")
Length: 43cm (16 15/16")
Circumference: 48cm (18 7/8")
Waist circumference: 92cm (36 1/4")
Length: 55cm (21 5/8")
Length: 59cm (23 1/4")
Current rights code
Other Id
EC184.58
70/84
N/R
Catalogue number
EC184.58
Accession number
1984.70.218

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