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1925 pink silk evening tunic (1951.136)

Object Name: evening dress

Artist/Maker: Maison Ross
Role in production: Make
Place of Creation: Europe, France
Date: 1925

Accession Number: 1951.136
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • glass
  • net
  • lamé
Support
 
Technique
  • beaded
Description

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.

Dimensions

Type: Tunic
Height: 105 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Underslip
Height: 109
Width:
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Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 101.5
Depth: