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dress 1951.276

Object Name: afternoon dress

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, Bradford
Date: 1932-1934

Accession Number: 1951.276
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • cotton
  • velvet
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Grey-blue wool/cotton mix, yarn of irregular thickness.

Bodice with high neck cut in line with front opening which extends to waist. Neck, and opening on right edged with purple-red velvet to show beneath fastening, press studs on left. Front ornamented with three bows which fasten across opening, with press studs on left. Long sleeves, wrist edged with red velvet. Belt with short basque and bow in front attached at waist. Blue silk lining over shoulders. Skirt opening out in lower skirt. Opening at top on LF under belt with press fastenings.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 106.25 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 39.4
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 38.75
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 157.5
Depth: