Object Name: evening dress
Artist/Maker: Cavanagh, John
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, London
Accession Number: 1959.101
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
White stiffened muslin (organdie). Bodice lined with white corded rayon.
Straight top edge of bodice rising in front. Cb opening. Inside waistband fastening with hook and eye. CB zip extending below waist, hook and eye at neck. Train at back. Inside net skirt, two flared layers at back. Innermost skirt with rayon lining similar to bodice, embroidered with floral pattern in iridescent sequins, pink beads and diamante.
Type: Length CF
Height: 142.2 cm
Type: Length CB
Type: Shoulder to waist