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Cream Day Dress

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Zapata

Label

Zapata

Description

Shin-length cream/ ivory day dress with long sleeves, shoulder pads, a centre-back seam, a breast pocket on the left of the dress and low notched collars/ lapels that reach down to the drop waist were there is a thick self-belt with a rectangle buckle. In addition, the dress is double breasted and fastens below the belt with six small ivory coloured buttons. Lastly, there is draping at the underarms/ hips that continue into pockets on either hips along with a three small sewn-in pleats on either hips.

Tags

main dress
day dress
women's
cream
ivory
linen

Donor

Charmaine Gooden

Accession Number

1-985-11-09205