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1939-45  • Contrasting Collar

• Utility dress with plain contrasting collar•
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Plain contrasting collars often with matching sleeve caps were a common feature of print utility dresses.

Contrast adds interest to a design without increasing labour or material used.
It is interesting to note how often a plain crucifix appears; worn on the outside of a dress at this time.

Photograph by Wells of Lancing.

Date about 1943: Age about 14 & 10 years old  • Estimate: born 1929 & 33 ± 3 years