Object Name: evening dress
Place of Creation: Europe, France, Île-de-France, Paris
Accession Number: 1951.136
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Tunic of pale pink silk crepe (georgette). Shading to deeper pink at hem.
Sleeveless. Low round neck. Cut straight with side seams to petal shaped hemline of alternate long and short points, each with shallow scalloped ends. Bead embroidered, clear glass and pink towards hemline, mainly in vertical lines with pointed shapes towards neck and shoulders. Large bow of pink net, ends falling below skirt at right hip. Small bands with press fasteners inside shoulders to hold straps. Underslip of silver and red lame with top edged and shoulder straps of cream georgette with matching beaded scallops at the hem.
Donor said that the dress was bought in Paris in 1925.
Height: 105 cm