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Medium
silk (chiffon), glass (beads)
Measurements
102.0 cm (centre back) 46.5 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Accession Number
2012.84
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Sue Crosby in memory of her mother Mrs Eileen Lucy Jones (née Neil), 2012
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Black silk sleeveless beaded evening dress with round neckline. The knee-length drop-waisted dress features blue, black and red beaded and apricot embroidered design of stylised Egyptian papyrus motifs throughout the centre front, waist and scalloped hemline. The dress has an attached french navy slip and is lined in black silk from the waistline.