dress; evening

Production date
Late 1960s
Cream and black evening dress. The bodice is of cream synthetic chiffon with a cream blocked strip and a black flocked floral design. It has a low round neck with two layers of frills one broader than the other which are stitched to the neckband. There is a bow at the centre front. The bodice has two vertical bust darts and is lined in cream. The sleeves are long, gathered at the shoulder and again onto the broad cuff which has three press stud fastenings. The waistband is a black velvet ribbon and the A-line skirt is of synthetic black velvet lined in black. The zip fastens down the centre back from neck to hip, there is a hook and eye at the neck. A label is attached which reads' Mariette design'
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Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
Late 1960s
Signature & date
label-Mariette Design
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