Dress, woman's; [?]; early 20th century; 2010.82


Dress, woman's

About this object

Dress, woman's; evening or bridesmaid's dress in diaphanous [organza?] with white daisy pattern over deep pink taffeta lining. Side fastens with metal zipper. This pretty gown has a low neckline with draped collar, a ruched front panel and puff sleeves. The skirt is heavily gathered from the waist and two violet velvet bows catch the fabric into a drape on the skirt. A spray of pink and violet velvet flowers at the neckline completes the decoration.



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Date Made

early 20th century

Place Made


Medium and Materials

processed material, textile, cotton;
processed material, synthetic;
processed material, metal


h 1460mm (shoulder to hem) x w 295mm (across waist)

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, costume. dress. fashion

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, dressmaking

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, homecrafts

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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