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Medium
silk (chiffon), glass (beads)
Measurements
(a) 91.0 cm (centre back) 40.5 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 88.0 cm (centre back) 43.5 cm (waist, flat) (slip)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Accession Number
2012.85.a-b
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 evening dress with round neckline. The drop-waisted dress features a black bugle beaded floral design through neckline, centre front and peaked hemline. The peaked hem line reflects the geometric beading at the waistline. The knee-length dress has a french navy silk slip which features a french navy silk chiffon square infill at the centrefront neckline.