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dress, evening

Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Other titles
    cocktail dress (descriptive name)
  • Description
    dress, evening, woman's, sheath style with cream cotton guipure lace outer with detailing to bodice and skirt in silk organza, the lace is sewn to a support of stiffened cream [silk], organza to the bodice extends from each shoulder and crosses over the bust, droplet shaped synthetic pearls trim bodice, fine inverted pleats to lower section, zipper to centre back
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  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    26 May 1999
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
dress, evening, front
dress, evening, front


  • Credit
    gift of Mrs Thelma Pardy, Auckland, 1999.63.7
  • Production
    Bruce Papas (couturier)
  • Signature/marks
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length of back (precise) : 965mm
      (l 965 mm back, l 340 mm zipper)
    • zipper length (precise) : 340mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 03 Personal Artifacts (Category)
    › Clothing (Classification)
    › Main Garments (Sub-classification)
    › Dress (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    1 June 1999

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