Evening gown

Elegance of Durban, Manufacturer

Circa 1960
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Maker and Role
Elegance of Durban, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1960
A cream and black flower patterned dress made from flocked nylon. The dress would hang at mid-calf and has shoe string straps. The bodice is lined. There is a nylon taffeta under skirt. The dress has a zip at the back. Bow detail at chest. Tie at back over zip.
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Nylon
Processed Material/Textile/Taffeta
Signature/Marks and Type
designed by / 'elegance' / Durban / 36 Maker's Mark
Accession No
Credit Line
Elegance of Durban. Circa 1960. Evening gown, 1997.140. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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