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Medium
embroidered silk
Measurements
134.5 cm (centre back) 42.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
label, centre back neckline, woven in yellow on brown cotton: Olga Munro / 193 PITT ST, SYDNEY
Accession Number
2011.532
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of M. Ahearne, P. Ahearne and M. Leithhead, 2011
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
French navy full length kimono-style silk robe with large box sleeves. The Japonisme-inspired robe features a floral embroidered design of red and pink Wisteria, a flower which is native to many parts of Asia including China, Japan and Korea. The robe fastens centre front with two blue ties with pink tassels and is lined in pink silk.