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Costume - Gloves, White Kid, 1960

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Pair of white kid gloves with pearl buttons. The gloves were worn by the Mayoress, Mrs Doris Dickinson at the Centenary Ball of the City of Kew with her steel grey velvet evening dress. The gloves were made by Dent's. The dress was donated by Mrs Judith Goodes, a daughter of Cr. Dickinson.
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cr whs dickinson, mrs doris dickinson, australian fashion - 1960s, women's clothing - 1960s, gloves - 1960s
Historical information
Kew was declare a separate municipality in 1860. To commemorate this, a number of events were held in Kew, including a Centenary Dinner Dance in 1960 at which the speakers were Sir Robert Menzies and Cr WHS Dickinson. As the mayoress, Mrs Doris Dickinson accompanied her husband, wearing these gloves and a grey velvet evening gown.
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Dents (Manufacturer)
Last updated
8 Nov 2018 at 10:42AM