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White Chiffon Dress

Accession

1-980-14-03109

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

ca. 1980s

Style Period

Description

This white floor-length evening gown has a deep V neckline, and short flowing sleeves that are open and droop to the waistline. It has a self-sash with cream tassels at the ends that tie around the waist and are knotted at the centre-front with both sides of the bodice knotted through it. There is a deep V cutout at the centre-back of the dress and rectangular strips of sheer white chiffon material sewn along the neckline, shoulders, sleeves, and back cut-out. There is cream satin ribbon along the edges of the strip. Thee are three tiers (layers) at the hem of the dress lined with the same ribbon.

Condition

excellent

Colour

Measurements

size 8