Dress, womens, cotton, McDowells Fashions, Australia, 1956-1962.
Semi-fitted bodice with a square neck line, collar, short sleeves and a centre front fastening with eight grey plastic buttons. The dress has a full skirt falling below the knee and a self fabric belt. The printed fabric is of a floral design featuring pink,red and grey roses and green foliage printed on white ground. There are two swing tags attached to the dress, one at centre back neckline is of white cardboard printed in grey: McDowells/FASHIONS, on reverse is guarantee information. The other swing tag is attached to one of the belt loops and is colour printed white cardboard: McDOWELLS WILL SERVE YOU BEST/McDOWELLS Ltd/GEORGE & KING STREETS/SYDNEY/S34 10/60/HE/E/39/11. There is a grey fabric label at centre back neckline: McDOWELLS/FASHIONS/ALL COTTON. White fabric label at neckline: ALL COTTON/MD/554/W.
Swing tag at neckline: McDowells/FASHIONS and guarantee information. Swing tag at waist: McDOWELLS WILL SERVE YOU BEST/McDowells Ltd/GEORGE & KING STREETS/SYDNEY/S34 10/60/HE/E/39/11. Grey fabric label: McDowells/FASHIONS/ALL COTTON. White fabric label: ALL COTTON/MD/554/W.