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Object Name: evening dress

Artist/Maker: Roecliff and Chapman
Role in production: Make
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, London
Date: 1951

Accession Number: 1956.20
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • printed
Description

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.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 172.7 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 38
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 61
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 104
Depth: