Fur trim coral Evening dress: An ankle-length evening dress of coral pink silk satin with an unfitted bodice, scoop neckline, dropped waist and long semi-fitted sleeves. Fastened with hooks and eyes at the cuff. Trimmed with mink round the neckline, cuffs and hipline and metallic braid at the neckline, cuffs, hipline and on the waistline.

Fur trim coral Evening dress: An ankle-length evening dress of coral pink silk satin with an unfitted bodice, scoop neckline, dropped waist and long semi-fitted sleeves. Fastened with hooks and eyes at the cuff. Trimmed with mink round the neckline, cuffs and hipline and metallic braid at the neckline, cuffs, hipline and on the waistline.

Evening Dress: Orange silk satin with an overdress of mushroom coloured chiffon (pink shot with green). A loose fitting bodice with squared neckline and raglan sleeves, with a slim straight ankle-length skirt. The over bodice has a shawl collar, the overdress is trimmed with pink silk embroidery. Fastened with metal hooks, thread loops, and press- studs, and a silk drawstring. The bodice and sleeves are lined with cream cotton damask, with dress protectors, the hem is lined with cream wool.

Evening Dress: Orange silk satin with an overdress of mushroom coloured chiffon (pink shot with green). A loose fitting bodice with squared neckline and raglan sleeves, with a slim straight ankle-length skirt. The over bodice has a shawl collar, the overdress is trimmed with pink silk embroidery. Fastened with metal hooks, thread loops, and press- studs, and a silk drawstring. The bodice and sleeves are lined with cream cotton damask, with dress protectors, the hem is lined with cream wool.

1st WW Afternoon Dress: Ankle-length, in dark blue silk velvet. With a v-neckline, an inset of cream silk chiffon, a shawl collar of blue velvet, an overbodice of dark blue silk chiffon, long magyar sleeves of dark blue chiffon with tight cuffs, a velvet waistband and wide flaring skirt of blue velvet. Trimmed with blue and cream braid on bodice inset, blue embroidery on cuffs, blue tassels on waistband, self-covered buttons and piping on dagged hip yoke. Fastened with hooks, eyes and loops.

1st WW Afternoon Dress: Ankle-length, in dark blue silk velvet. With a v-neckline, an inset of cream silk chiffon, a shawl collar of blue velvet, an overbodice of dark blue silk chiffon, long magyar sleeves of dark blue chiffon with tight cuffs, a velvet waistband and wide flaring skirt of blue velvet. Trimmed with blue and cream braid on bodice inset, blue embroidery on cuffs, blue tassels on waistband, self-covered buttons and piping on dagged hip yoke. Fastened with hooks, eyes and loops.

This uniform was worn by Adeline Abbott for civilian war work during the First World War. Adeline lived in Bournemouth at the time, and was 20 years old when war broke out in 1914.

This uniform was worn by Adeline Abbott for civilian war work during the First World War. Adeline lived in Bournemouth at the time, and was 20 years old when war broke out in 1914.

Day Dress Redfern c. 1915. http://www.kci.or.jp/archives/digital_archives/detail_121_e.html#

Day Dress Redfern c. 1915. http://www.kci.or.jp/archives/digital_archives/detail_121_e.html#

Babani house, 1920s// 3/4 sleeve with xtra shirt and match trim, neck trim short

Babani house, 1920s// 3/4 sleeve with xtra shirt and match trim, neck trim short

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