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Dress - Evening dress

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Brighton Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
Strapless pink organza cocktail-length dress. Finely pleated bodice and skirt laid on to a heavy vilene. Decorated around the waist with pink organza flowers and two bands of pink satin, one around the bodice and the other around the lower part of the skirt.
Object Registration
T0077
Keywords
evening dress, 1950s fashion
Historical information
Belonged to Louris White whose wedding dress from 1948 is also in the collection. Louris and her husband lived in Brighton.
When Made
c.1955
Made By
Margeaux of Melbourne (fashion house)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label: printed black on cream acetate side front bodice: Original / Margeaux / REGD. / of Melbourne / IMPORTED FABRIC
Last updated
17 Oct 2018 at 11:41AM