Dress, evening

Production date
1984
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Production place
New Zealand
Description
Gold and cream floral pattern brocade, full length, A line sleeveless evening dress. Lined to full length with taffeta. Empire line with band inserted. Darted bodice front and back. Just below the neckline is a decorative lace band with pearl edging. Centre back lapped back. Maker unknown. Worn by Dame Norma Holyoake.
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Media/materials description
Brocade fabric, taffeta lining, nylon zipper with metal tab, metal hooks and eyes, fake pearl decoration
Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 1400mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 860mm
Subjects
Dame Norma Holyoake
Accession number
NPM2012.115.5
Credit line
Evening dress, worn by Dame Norma Holyoake. Gift of the Holyoake Family and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 2012. Nelson Provincial Museum, Holyoake Memorial Trust Collection: NPM2012.115.5

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