Sleeveless Riddella black tea dress



Sleeveless Riddella black tea dress

A sleeveless tea dress from the 1950-1960s in a man-made painted stiff velour fabric. The textured background is balck and roses painted in two shades of pink with apple green leaves. The mid-length dress shaped with boxy pleats also has a long black velvet ribbon with a bow attached to the waist, hanging vertically.

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Record number:3904
Simple name:tea dress
Classification term:Voices
Period:20th century, mid
Date:1950 1969
Production information:Riddella was a boutique clothing range which often featured a mixture of threads, such as cotton with polyester or wool, produced in the 1980s and 1990s. The company may still be manufacturing in Bradford. Items in the range are now considered to be 'vintage' and are often traded on second hand sites.