About this objectGirl's dress; a short-sleeved frock to fit a toddler. The dress, hand-made in viyella, has a collar and closes at the back with three hooks. The bodice is embroidered with a ducks design in yellow, pink and pale green.
Hand-made in the 1950s by Mrs Dawn Jones for her three daughters Pamela, Zelda and Vicki.
Viyella is a synthetic blend of wool and cotton, first woven in 1893, in England.
MakerJones, Dawn (Mrs)
Place MadeOceania, New Zealand
Medium and Materialsprocessed material, textile, viyella
Measurementsl 450mm x w 450mm (at hem)
Subject and Association Keywordsmanners and customs, costume. dress. fashion
Credit LineFrom the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"