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Dress and vest - Dress and tunic vest

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
Long-sleeved crimplene dress (.1) with white bodice and short purple skirt. High collar, cuffs and waist have a purple and yellow checkerboard-patterned trim. Four self-covered buttons down the centre front of skirt. Zip at back. Long purple tunic vest (.2) worn over the top.
Object Registration
T0290.1-2
Keywords
nola jennings, 1960s, bindi of melbourne, len vogue
Historical information
This dress belonged to Nola Jennings, a long-time Brighton resident.

Bindi of Melbourne was the youth label of Australian commercial fashion house Len Vogue.
When Made
circa late 1960s
Made By
Bindi of Melbourne (maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label in both dress and vest, white with black text: "Fashioned for / Bindi / of MELBOURNE"
Two smaller labels at bottom: "SIZE 10 / TO FIT / BUST 32" / HIP 34"" and "CRIMP TERY. / C 145 4".
Last updated
10 Sep 2019 at 12:05PM