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Black Dress

Accession

1-980-11-07969

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

ca. 1980s

Style Period

Description

This black wool crepe dress has a deep V neckline, long sleeves that are wide at the shoulders and taper at the wrists, ruching along the bust and hips, and a faux corset at the waist. There is a row of black button fastenings along the centre-front closure beginning at the neckline and continuing to the crotch. The dress also has shoulder pads and patch slash pockets on the side seams of either hip.

Condition

good

Colour

Material

Measurements

size 8

Donor