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1928 pink taffeta dress (1946.124)

Object Name: evening dress

Artist/Maker: Moss Turton Ltd, Manchester
Role in production: maker
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1928

Accession Number: 1946.124
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • taffeta
Support
 
Technique
  • appliqued
Description

Pale pink silk taffeta: sleeveless evening dress with round scoop neckline and plain bodice; calf-length skirt, sides longer than back and front, of applied "petals" made of individual pink silk squares, each fixed to skirt at corners to produce a three-dimensional, petal-like effect; woven label, 'Moss Turton Ltd, Manchester.'