Designers

Back to item narrative

 
dress & hat 1952.87 & 1951.169

Object Name: afternoon dress

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1945

Accession Number: 1952.87
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • kid
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

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.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 111.8 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 43.2
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 76.2
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 175.3
Depth: