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Object Name: evening dress and stole

Artist/Maker: Amies, Hardy
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Date: 1951

Accession Number: 1956.19
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • gingham
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

Navy blue cotton pique, lined with navy blue and white check cotton (gingham).
Front rising above bust each side. Bodice double-breasted, fastening to left with buttons and hooks and eyes, and inside with hooks and eyes down CF. Fitting boned lining. Wide bias belt fastening to left. Skirt fastening to left waist with buttons and hook and eye. Cut to form very uneven hemline. label : woven rayon : sewn into back waist of bodice : makers name : Hardy Amies/14 SAVILE ROW W1
Stole : Long bias pique strip with pointed ends, lined with checked cotton.
Cotton Board

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 25.5 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 58.5
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 1270
Depth:

Type: Stole
Height: 340.5
Width: 43.2
Depth: