Object Name: evening dress
Accession Number: 1956.323
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Orange silk crepe with all-over beaded design of Egyptian design, following discovery of tomb of Tutankhamun.
Neckline square at back and v at front, gathered at shoulders; front and back each cut in one section, back overlapping front at hip and fastening with three press studs. Glass beads of various colours applied in complex geometric design with bead fringes. Petersham belt inside waist. Slip of orange silk crepe, stitched to dress at shoulders.
Height: 105 cm