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Dress

The dress has a cross over bodice which is gathered at each side to form a sweetheart neckline. The waistband forms the half-tie belt at the back and the skirt is gathered with false draped pocket flaps at each side of centre front. It is uncertain whether this dress was part of the shop stock or was worn by one of the Hodson sisters. It appears to be dressmaker made rather than manufactured. A da…