Handmade evening dress

Front view of a dress showing the shaped hips and straight skirt. Side view of a dress showing the shaped hips and straight skirt. Rear view of a dress showing the waistband. Side view of a dress showing the shaped hips and straight skirt. Close view of a dress showing the embelished bodice.
Front view of a dress showing the shaped hips and straight skirt. Side view of a dress showing the shaped hips and straight skirt. Rear view of a dress showing the waistband. Side view of a dress showing the shaped hips and straight skirt. Close view of a dress showing the embelished bodice.
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Object number
AIBDC : 005246
Date
1950 - 1959 (circa)

Description

A fully lined, full length, sleeveless evening dress of heavy pink satin. The bodice of the dress is decorated with a white and silver coloured trim applied diagonally to form a diamond pattern. Alternate diamonds are embellished with small drop pearl-like beads. The zip is concealled by a series of hooks and eyes and press studs and is finished with two pre-formed bows.
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