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Dress, girl's; Elfwear; 1950s; CT08.4822.30

Girl's dress, 1950s
Name/Title
Dress, girl's
About this object
Girl's dress; a short-sleeved, white frock to fit a toddler. The dress is made of polyester and features pink embroidery and smocking at the bodice. An attached manufacturer's label reads: 'Elfwear, White Lily, Made in England, Terylene'.
Purchased in the 1950s by Mrs Dawn Jones for her three daughters Pamela, Zelda and Vicki.
Maker
Elfwear
Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
1950s
Place Made
Europe, United Kingdom, England
Medium and Materials
processed material, synthetic, plastic, polyester.
Inscription and Marks
Label reads: 'Elfwear / White Lily / MADE IN ENGLAND / TERYLENE'
Measurements
l 420mm x w 510mm (at hem)
Large
Subject and Association Keywords
manners and customs, costume. dress. fashion
Credit Line
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"
Object Type
clothing
Object number
CT08.4822.30

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