Dinner dress and matching coatee

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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.