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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
Sleeveless navy blue crepe dress. Scoop neck and high waist. Bodice features three self-covered fluorescent yellow buttons and fluorescent yellow bow. Two fluoresecent yellow stripes around hem. Zip at back.
Object Registration
T0177
Keywords
nola jennings, zal miller, 1960s, melbourne designers, flinders lane
Historical information
This dress belonged to Nola Jennings, a long-time Brighton resident. Nola purchased and wore this in the 1960s; she recalls that navy and fluorescent yellow were a popular colour combination at the time.
When Made
circa 1960s
Made By
Zal Miller (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label, cream with green text: "STYLED BY / Zal Miller / OF MELBOURNE"
Two smaller labels attached underneath: "crepe / Finesse / an Alcorso fabric / 100% TRIACETATE / washable" and "XSSW".
Last updated
10 Sep 2019 at 10:13AM