Object Name: afternoon dress
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, Bradford
Accession Number: 1951.276
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
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.
Height: 106.25 cm
Type: Shoulder to waist