Long wrap-over red dress with shawl collar edged with white lace. Fabric has small raised white check pattern throughout. Bodice has large white buttons to waist, two rows of two to give double-breasted effect; press stud to secure at waist. Short sleeves end in deep cuffs which are trimmed with a broad band of lace. Long skirt has unpressed pleats to waist and is finished with three bands of lace at the hem. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.