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Dress - Evening dress

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Bayside 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, louris holly white, brighton, margeaux of melbourne, joseph haskin
Historical information
This dress belonged to Louris White, nee Larsen-Disney, whose wedding dress from 1948 is also in the collection. Louris and her husband lived at 49 South Road, Brighton, just a few doors down from her family.
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"
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