Dress, evening

Production date
1980
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Description
Pale green evening dress, 1980, maker unknown. Made with material presented by the Korean Government. Worn by Dame Norma Holyoake. Brocade floral patterned fabric with a grey taffeta lining. Shaped neckline from neck armhole feature of folded fabric with three self fabric covered button and button loops at centre front. Princess line seams at front and back. Long a line skirt. Dress has long sleeves which have six self fabric covered buttons and button loops on lower part of sleeve. Fully lined with pinked seams in lining. The centre back has a lapped zip.
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Media/materials description
Nylon and cotton zipper with painted metal tab and hook, metal and plastic buttons, thought to be rayon fabric on outer and lining
Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 1415mm
Hem = Width (mm) = 1020mm
Subjects
Dame Norma Holyoake
Accession number
NPM2012.115.6
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: NPM2012.115.6

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