Brocade dress with crossover bodice

The label, Lorna Cooper by Selby, was made by W Selby & Co, a manufacturer located at 83-85 Buchan Street in Christchurch. Selby wholesaled to department stores and dress stores across the country. 


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Across the Board
Copyright: CC BY 4.0 International Licence
Designer: Lorna Cooper
Manufacturing location: 83-85 Buchan Street, Christchurch.
Material: Dress
Features: The dress has bracelet-length sleeves and it would have originally had a self-fabric belt. It has been shortened as you can see by the deep hem.
Colour: Brocade
Label: Styled by Lorna Cooper for Selby
Date: 1960s