Object Name: evening dress
Artist/Maker: Roecliff and Chapman
Role in production: Make
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, London
Accession Number: 1956.20
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Organdie printed with exotic flower and bird design in pink, red, orange and other colours. Lined with white acetate rayon.
Boned fitting bodice lining, rising above bust each side of front, fastening with hook and eye under left arm and zip below to hip. Full width of material with obliquely cut end forming stole. Inner waistband of corded ribbon. Silk-lined skirt fitting hips, open below knee CB. Overskirt fastening with press fasteners to left of waist. Organdie belt, gathered at ends, fastening with hooks and eyes.
Height: 172.7 cm
Type: Shoulder to waist