Black full skirted 'New Look' style dress. Stiff synthetic fabric, acetate? Thick straps with a wide band draped around shoulders, 4x fabric covered buttons down the centre front. Heart shaped band around waist. Wide pleats across hips. Sewn in lining.
Made by El Jay as the New Zealand licensee for Dior; "Christian Dior / REGD / MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR NEW ZEALAND / by El-Jay"
Christian Dior / REGD / MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR NEW ZEALAND / by El-Jay Label
El-Jay et al. Dress [Cocktail Dress], 2012.688. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).