dress; cocktail

Production date
Mid 1960s
Black crimplene cocktail dress. The dress has two front panels running from the arm through the bust section to the hem. There are two small side pockets stitched into the panel seam with a decorative button detail. The front panels and pocket are top stitched. There are two bust darts. The neck is round and jilted. The dress is back fastening with a zip from the neck to the hip. There are two large darts either side of the c/b giving shape. The dress is knee-length. The sleeves which are of chiffon may have been added to the dress at a later date, along with the trim at the wrists and the neck. The label reads 'Made from Crimplene ICI,18' Care Label.

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Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
Mid 1960s
Signature & date
Label- Made from Crimplene ICI Size 18 Care label and code number
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