Object Name: afternoon dress
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Accession Number: 1952.87
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Red fine wool day dress: deep, open neckline to front opening on central panel, incorporating a contrasting white collar. Double breasted, fastening asymmetrically with three pairs of buttons above waist and three below. Matching row of buttons down right of panel for double breasted effect. Two decorative revers inset into seams on either side from shoulder to waist. Long sleeves with shoulder pads. Belt, backed with cream kid, fastening at back. Skirt vented to the back.
Height: 111.8 cm
Type: Shoulder to waist