About this objectGirl's dress; a white, short-sleeved frock to fit a toddler. The dress is made of viyella and features blue and pink embroidered bows and flower garlands on the bodice and skirt. An attached manufacturer's label reads: 'My Fair Baby, Junior House'.
Purchased in the 1950s by Mrs Dawn Jones for one of her three daughters, Pamela, Zelda and Vicki. This is apparently the first dress she bought for them.
MakerMy Fair Baby, Junior House
Place MadeOceania, New Zealand
Medium and Materialsprocessed material, textile, viyella.
Inscription and MarksLabel reads: 'MY FAIR BABY / Junior House'.
Measurementsl 380mm x w 610mm (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"