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Medium
silk, linen, glass (beads), metal (hook and eye)
Measurements
62.5 cm (centre back) 293.0 cm (hem, circumference)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
2011.407
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Peg Burchett, 2011
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Black silk satin mantle featuring velvet floral details outlined with glass beading. Mantle features a single layer of lace trim down the centre front, and a double layer around hem with a top layer of chenille fringing over the lace. Fastens at centre front with silk tassels and two hooks and eyes. Fully lined with black silk with scalloped edging.