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dress photo 1956.17

Object Name: evening dress

Artist/Maker: Stiebel, Victor
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Date: 1953

Accession Number: 1956.17
Location on Display: Ground floor: CIS Manchester Gallery
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • organdie
  • petersham
  • nylon
  • patent leather
Support
 
Technique
  • printed
Description

Pink organdie with round white spots of varying sizes, over plain pink orgnadie.
White pique collar forming wide horizontally pleated fichu, passing round shoulders, attached and overlapping at CF neck only. Insertion at top edge to fit bust. Left side fastening at armhole with zip below, fastening under-skirt below waist, extedning to hip. Skirt has black patent leather belt to be slotted under the remaining sections. Circular pink orgnadie underskirt. Innermost underskirt of white silk crepe.
Designed by Victor Stiebel at Jacqmar for the Cotton Board, Manchester, for the parade in "This Year of Cotton" at the Hyde Park Hotel, London SW1. Spotted organdie by Anglo-Swiss Textiles Ltd. Plain pink organdie by John H Gillett & sons Ltd.
Cotton Board

Dimensions

Type: Length CF
Height: 167.5 cm
Width:
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Type: Length CB
Height: 177.8
Width:
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Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 40.5
Width:
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Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 58.5
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 1737.5
Depth: