Girl's dress - Cream silk with machine lace insertion in horizontal bands. Loose straight bodice with round neck, short puffed sleeves, backk button fastening, low waist , gathered skirt with deep hem of machine lace. 1906 (circa)
worn by donor (born September 1905) photograph taken Christmas 1906 to send to father (abroad with navy) with mother and 'nanny' (grandmother?) probably made by donor's mother who, was dressmaker. Donor writes that dress worn with tarten sash 05332, but no sash in photograph) 'reluctantly' as she would have prefered blue or pink!