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Title Dress
Production El Jay (manufacturer(s)), 1960s, New Zealand
Christian Dior (fashion designer), 1960s, France
Medium summary Machine sewn synthetic brocade, hand sewn synthetic beads, synthetic linings
Materials brocade, taffeta, plastic, synthetic fibre
Classification dresses
Technique machine sewing, hand sewing, beading
Dimensions Overall: 1010mm (Length) x 400mm (Width)
Registration number GH016296/1

This El Jay dress is part of a dress and coat ensemble that was originally a 'mother-of-the-groom' outfit. It was purchased by a wealthy Auckland woman to wear to her son's wedding. 

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