dress; woman's

Production date
Early 1950s
Halter neck day dress printed with cream and black abstract design on a fawn background. The front bodice has six bust and shaping darts. The dress is backless to the mid-back with only the halter neckline showing at the back neck. The skirt is pleated on to the fitted waist, and is calf length. The dress fastens at the centre back with a zip from the mid back to the hip. The dress was made at home from paper pattern 1996-052-118-001.

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Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
Early 1950s
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