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Evening Dress

Accession

1-940-14-00176

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

1940

Style Period

Description

Dress is floor length, has folded over flat V-neck which folds down over the sleeves, has net underlay that is round neck. Basque waistline with two one inch wide faux panniers on hips, gathering in skirt extending from panniers. Back has many covered wedding buttons down centre back, skirt is very full and gathered, allover white flocking in leaf pattern.

Condition

fair

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Material

Pattern

Technique

Measurements

size 8