Early 1950's Dress; BGR 35


Early 1950's Dress

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Green/cream stripe watered silk-shot satin

This dress has a strapless, darted fitted bodice with a boned, built-in bra. The bodice is attached to the very full, panelled skirt which has box pleats at the centre front. The top of the bodice is edged with a band of self-material and this has also been used to cover the cord which emphasises the narrow waist. This style of dress was worn over stiffened petticoats.

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Object number

BGR 35

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