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Object Name: evening dress

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

Accession Number: 1956.22
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

Pale pink cotton muslin, checked with fine double satin stripes (Tootal' 'Robia Voile'), lined with pink silk crepe.

Top level with underarm, rising above each bust each side of front. Fitting lining to waist, pink organdie, boned. Inner waistband of corded ribbon. Broad trimming at top edge of folded bias bands with satin band below, draped round bust. Fastening under left arm with zip to hip. Bias crepe underskirt.

Boning of bodice badly bent.

Dimensions

Type: Length CF
Height: 150 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Length CB
Height: 152.5
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 58.4
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 162.6
Depth: