Strapless bodice with bones either side CF (over bust), isdes and either side CB. CB 12" zip. Yellow nylon lace, lined yellow and acetate edged along top with narrow pleated yellow net. Two inner press studs either side CF and CB top from shoulder straps. Four tiered skirt : from top 1) Pale yellow net with two horizontal applique bands of yellow lace. 2) Pale yellow net. 3) Yellow acetate. 4) Stiff white nylon buckram. Hat : Flat round wire circle with infilling of pleated yellow nylon lace mounted on net. Small yellow veil. Five pearl-beads either side and two yellow ended hatpins. Bolero : Very lightweight, open weave cotton net. Sleeveless. Glove : Yellow nylon, woven in diamond design. Three quarter length with ruching along lower seam. Shoulder straps : Yellow cotton net, double laytered with two press studs either end.
Place of creation
© Manchester Art Gallery