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Dress

Style Period

1940s

Description

Dress is knee length, round neckline, woven fabric detail at front neck, buttoned keyhole at back neck, bodice has two tuck darts at waistline seam, short butterfly sleeves. Skirt has overlay in front four inches higher than hem, open in centre front with square hem. Overlay very gathered from waist and trimmed in black piping. Under skirt is straight.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
grey
paisley
crepe
fabric weaving

Donor

Mrs. Mary Bladgett

Accession Number

2-947-14-01847