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dress, woman's

Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Other titles
    patio dress (descriptive name)
  • Description
    dress, patio, jersey knit, wild psychedelic print in violet, orange, hot pink, yellow and black on a maroon background, lined in synthetic lilac fabric, ankle length with high soft collar set in round neck, darted and tailored for shaping and continuity of pattern, long narrow soft tie belt in matching fabric with five large plastic teardrop shaped beads in complimentary colours attached to either end
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  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    6 February 2001
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
dress, front
dress, front


  • Credit
    gift of Mr Peter Braithwaite, 2000, collection of Auckland Museum, Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2000.61.11
  • Production
    Bruce Papas (couturier)
    [Auckland]New Zealand
    Circa 1969
    machine stitched
  • Signature/marks
    Bruce Papas Ltd/Model/Made in N.Z  (designer's label)
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • .1 - dress length of back (precise) : 1445mm
      (l 1445 mm back, l 590 mm sleeve, l 2900 mm tie belt)
    • .1 - dress length of sleeve (precise) : 590mm
    • .2 - belt length (precise) : 2900mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 03 Personal Artifacts (Category)
    › Clothing (Classification)
    › Main Garments (Sub-classification)
    › Dress (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    6 February 2001

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