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Object Name: dress & jacket

Artist/Maker: Michael
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, London
Date: 1954

Accession Number: 1956.15
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

Blue cotton pique woven in honeycomb pattern.

Shallow V neck, separate shoulder sections slightly wider over shoulders, seam open for about 2.5. Button each side of bust for attaching collar. CB fastening with zip to hip, hook and eye at neck. Inner waistband of corded ribbon. Skirt lined with blue cotton, fitting over hips. Narrow belt fastening with press fastener and hook and eye.

Jacket : Lined with blue crepe silk. Single-breasted. Fastening to V neck with six buttons. Slit in seam above bust each side for inserting ends of collar. Three quarter sleeves.
Collar : Wide and square over back, tapering each side of front to form tab, with buttonhole to fasten to button each side of dress.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 101.5 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 40.5
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 61
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 104
Depth:

Type: Jacket
Height: 56
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulders
Height:
Width: 38
Depth:

Type: Collar
Height: 28
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulders
Height:
Width: 45.7
Depth: