The New Dress Characters

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Mrs. Barnet

Mrs. Barnet is a maidservant in the Dalloway household. Her behavior in greeting Mabel Waring and taking her coat seem unremarkable to the reader, but sets off great waves of insecurity in the party guest about her appearance and social role.

Mrs. Dalloway

See Clarissa Dalloway

Rose Shaw

Rose Shaw is a guest at Clarissa Dalloway's party. Mabel Waring characterizes her as being dressed "in the height of fashion, precisely like everybody else, always." Rose compliments Mabel on her new dress, but Mabel is convinced that she is being subtly mocked.

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