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Black Dress

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Texrose

Label

Texrose Made in Italy

Description

Black wool-crepe dress with long sleeves that are wide at the shoulders and taper in at the wrists, a deep-V neckline, rushing along the bust and hips and a faux- corset at the waist. In addition, there is row of black button fastenings along the centre-front closure beginning at the neckline and continuing to the crotch. Furthermore, the dress has shoulder pads and patch slash pockets on the side seams on either hips. Lastly, there is rushing along the back and the faux-corset continues around the back into a "V". shape

Tags

main dress
day dress
women's
black
wool crepe

Donor

Silua Mehler

Accession Number

1-980-11-07969