Dress in dark blue linen with three-quarter length sleeves and a fitted waist. Collar with notched lapels; the underside lined with white linen. The skirt section has a series of box pleats of irregular lengths, which fall lower at the centre back than centre front. The dress fastens at the centre front with seven shank buttons, covered with black silk grosgrain fabric. The centre back shoulder section has a long horizontal opening, buttoned in the centre with a matching button and linen loop, the fabric draping open on either side of this fastening.