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Dress 1923-1925 (1951.375)

Object Name: dress

Date: 1923-1925

Accession Number: 1951.375
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • appliqued
Description

Art deco style off-white cotton crepe dress.
V-shaped neck with collar edged with blue cotton crepe, narrow bands of blue sewn beneath collar to tie at centre front; short sleeves cut with yoke, edged with blue. Lower skirt with gathered section at hip line; belt fastening with pearl button at each side front, and tying across back; hem of blue cotton crepe. Appliqué decoration above hem of stylised children's windmills in blue and off-white cotton, edges outlined in waved lines in blue, brown and orange mercerised cotton.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 110 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 55.9
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 55
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 130
Depth: