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embroidered silk
134.5 cm (centre back) 42.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
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
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.