Long bib front dress

Anna Read bought this dress from a second-hand clothing stall at Cook Street Market in the early 1980s. Although unlabelled, Anna recognised it as a Maida dress because she owned a similar one which she purchased from the Maida boutique in Wellington a few years earlier.


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Anna Read
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Manufacturing location: Cuba Street, Wellington
Garment type: Dress
Material: Silk, cotton
Features: The long sleeves are cuffed.
Purchase location: Cook Street Market, Auckland
Label: Maida
Date: Late 1970s