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Flapper dress

Description:

Fashionable in the 1920s-30s this dress is made in the flapper style.  It would have been worn for social occasions.

 

It has a low V neckline, with long, narrow sleeves that fasten with press studs.  The hipline is accentuated with a belt, fastened at the centre with a diamante buckle.  The skirt is short, decorated with rags of satin and split at the front.

Materials/Media:
crepe de chine
Dimensions:
L:1080mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.548
Digital Number:
SRCL029n
Creation Date:
1920s
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council