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Colchester Historeum

Dress


Accession number: 01.2755
Category: Main garment
Date: 1900 – 2001
Materials: Fabric
Measurements: 117 cm L x 46 cm WJacket (B)-length: 58 cm width: 53 cm
Narrative: Belonged to Josephine Britten, mother of the donor, she died March 5, 2001 age 101.
Description: A- Evening dress with an over blouse with gores at bottom, bias cut bottom section; B- Jacket with pin tucks at centre back and shoulders and wrap tie; C- Belt of matching colour and fabric CONDITION-crease, tear, wrinkle, friable Overall-poor Surface-poor Structure-poor State-complete