Evening Gown

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Gold brocade dress with embroidered paisley pattern. The dress is sleeveless. The neckline is decorated with bronze-coloured beads. There is a V-dip in the brocade on the chest that is filled in with a light translucent fabric. That fabric is also embellished with beads. The dress is full length and has 470 mm slits up either side. The top of each slit is decorated with similar beads and a rosette of fabric. The shoulders are lined with a peach-coloured fabric and the skirt a beige fabric. There is a zip fastening down the back. Made by a dressmaker.
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Joy Hanna
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1960s. Evening Gown, 2005.7. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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