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Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Description
    dress, full length in heavy cotton with printed floral pattern in green, purples, pink, red and ochres, lined with cream [synthetic silk], sleeveless, high neck, keyhole back with tie feature at base, darts to bust and back, A-line with flounce to hem, hook and eye fastener to back of neck, zipper to centre back; made to wear to a legal conference in Japan with Judge Patrick Browne
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  • Accession date
    17 June 2002
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  • Credit
    gift of Mrs Mary Browne, Auckland, 202.59.6
  • Production
    Mary Browne (maker)
    Auckland City
    Circa 1970
    machine stitched
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  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length of back (precise) : 1320mm
      (dress: l 1320 mm back, w 300 mm shoulders, l 770 mm ties to back)
    • width across shoulders (precise) : 300mm
    • ties to back length (precise) : 770mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 03 Personal Artifacts (Category)
    › Clothing (Classification)
    › Main Garments (Sub-classification)
    › Dress (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    17 June 2002

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