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1946-1950 rayon dress (1969.90)

Object Name: dress

Artist/Maker: Utility (marked)
Place of Creation: England
Date: 1946-1950

Accession Number: 1969.90
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • rayon
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Technique
 
Description

Black rayon dress with black rayon bodice and skirt, sleeves and collar of black and white checked rayon. Bodice features shoulder pads and loose, waistcoat-style front attached at shoulder seams only, with small bow decoration and 5 self-covered buttons centre front, ties at waist to fasten in bow at centre back; short sleeves trimmed with narrow cuff of black rayon at lower edge; skirt in four flared sections.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 113.5 cm
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Type: Waist
Height: 77.5
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Type: Circumference (hem)
Height: 297.5
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