Black evening dress

Production date
Circa 1930s
This black evening dress (possibly a maternity dress) has diamante studs and glass beads. It belonged to a set of tailored clothes worn c.1920s–1940 by Elise Bullock, whose husband Alfred owned a timber business in Hamilton (A.E. Bullock and Sons). The couple was prominent in local affairs and lived at 6 Clifton Rd, Claudelands.
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Production date
Circa 1930s
Plain taffeta with diamante studs and glass beads
1150 x 1500 mm ( length x width)
(Length was taken from the highest point to the lowest point of skirt. Width has been taken from the skirt laid out flat, at full width.)
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Gift of Jocelyn Bullock,
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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