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Orange Day Dress

Accession

2-951-11-05983

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

1951

Style Period

Description

Shin-length long sleeved orange dress with matching belt. The top of the sleeves at the shoulder area are gathered and the edge of the sleeves at the wrist have a flared/ruffled detailing. Furthermore, the dress has a square neckline, an asymmetrical piece of drapery across the bodice and left shoulder and is belted at the waist. The belt strap is the same material as the dress and the buckle is a row of 3 gold/beaded squares/diamonds. In addition, there are two darts going along the back and the front skirt continues around the back into draped pieces that fall on the back of the hips.

Condition

good

Colour