dress; woman's

Production date
Mid 1930s
Black lace evening dress with separate lining and belt. The lace dress has a low V shaped neckline on the front and back panels. The bodice front is gathered onto a broad curved waist panel just below the bust level. The back is plain. The dress is sleeveless, neck and armholes are trimmed with black satin facing. It fastens on the left side seam with three press studs hook and eye. The skirt has six panels each slightly flared stitched onto the bodice waist seam. The skirt back panels form a train (?). The black satin lining has a square neckline with a lace panel set in. The back panel is V shaped. There are two bust darts on the front. it is sleeveless and fastens on the left side seam with 3 press studs. The slightly flared skirt is stitched onto the bodice waist. The black lace belt has black satin lining. The clip is of silver metal in the shape of a stylised bow set with mock diamonds.
See full details

Object detail

Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
Mid 1930s
Associated person
Accession number


My shortlist

Subject category

Image auto tags

Explore other objects by colour

Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.