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1954 evening dress photo (1956.24)

Object Name: evening dress and stole

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

Accession Number: 1956.24
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • pique
  • silk
  • organdie
  • nylon
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

Cotton, with broad stripes of gold, grey and a finely striped mixture of gold and grey, and checked with a narrower woven white satin stripe. Bodice, and stole lining of white cotton pique.

Boned bodice lined with white silk crepe. Top edge level with underarms, straight across back, rising above bust each side of front. Pointed waistline CF with slightly padded bust. CB fastening with hook and eye at top, zip to hip level. Turndown band along top edge, narrow shoulder straps. Skirt lined with white twilled cotton. Double circular organdie underskirt. Innermost underskirt of stiff nylon muslin.

Stole : Long straight piece of cotton, lined with pique. Centre of one side pleated to narrow band with pique ties to fasten round waist and form cape.

Dimensions

Type: Length CF
Height: 152.5 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Length CB
Height: 160
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 40.5
Width:
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Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 56
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 914.5
Depth: