Dinner dress and matching coatee
Silk panne velvet devoré, about 1932-34
Accession number 1967.187.84
Sleeveless dinner dress of gunmetal grey silk panne velvet devoré, with draped bodice back and front and panelled, flared skirt. V-shaped neckline, separate under-slip of pale grey silk crepe with scooped neckline and scalloped hem.
Matching long-sleeved coatee with long scallop-edge revers, fastening at centre front with two filigree white metal buttons.
Applied scallop-edged frill above cuffs and corsage of grey silk crepe and velvet on left shoulder.