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Clothing, white cotton lace blouse

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
A white cotton lace, sleeveless blouse c 1960 with opening front fastened by hooks and eyes
Size
small womens L 40cm shoulder to waist
Object Registration
01176
Keywords
clothing, manufactured lace, dressmaking, blouses, theatrical props, craftwork, sequins, beading, early settlers, moorabbin shire, mechanics institute cheltenham, ormond choral society, postworld war 11 settlers, housing estates moorabbin 1950, bentleigh, ormond, moorabbin, cheltenham, drama societies, musical society cheltenham, clark judy, reed gladys, reed george
Historical information
Gladys Reed was a member of the Ormond Choral Society c 1950. who performed plays and musicals the City of Moorabbin and she was an accomplished dressmaker and made this blouse for her daughter Judy.
When Made
c1960
Made By
Mrs Gladys Reed (Home Dressmaker)
Significance
Manufactured lace became affordable and plentiful so it was used by home dressmakers like Gladys Reed in City of Moorabbin c1960
Last updated
21 Jun 2020 at 5:48PM