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dress, day

Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Description
    dress, day, coral coloured cotton, loose fit, short puffed raglan sleeves gathered into cuffs, round band collar neckline, bodice pleated into collar, nine shell buttons to centre front opening, drop waistline, skirt gathered into waist seam, slit pockets to hips, horizontal stitched folds to lower part of skirt, obvious extension to hem with fabric in a slightly different tone, mid calf length; comes with two scraps of cotton fabric from hem extension
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  • Accession date
    17 June 2002
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  • Credit
    gift of Mrs Mary Browne, Auckland, 2002, collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum, 2002.59.10
  • Production
    Daphne Mitten (designer)
    Tigermoth (retailer)
    Auckland City
    Circa 1980s
    machine stitched
  • Signature/marks
    Daphne/Mitten/Auckland N.Z.  (designer's label)
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length of back (precise) : 1240mm
      (dress: l 1240 mm back, l 480 mm neck to waist, bust 500mm, waist 510mm)
    • back neck to waist (precise) : 480mm
  • 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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