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Debenhams, maxi dress


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Title maxi dress
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Manufactured For Debenhams
Date 1970-1979
Description A maxi dress retailed by the high street department store chain Debenhams in the 1970s. This full length dress is in red polyester trimmed with cream coloured machine-made lace on the bodice, collar and cuffs. The sleeves are short, puffed and set in. The bodice has a keyhole neckline which ties under a mandarin collar. The lace trim reflects the romantic styling popular in the 1970s. The skirt terminates in a 350mm deep flounce or frill. The dress fastens with a zip at the rear, and ties at the back with wide bands of the red fabric set into the side seams at the waist.
Accession Number AIBDC : 004982
Dimensions length 1450mm
Materials textile, plastic, polyester
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method machine stitched
 

 

 

 

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