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Dress (Open robe and petticoat)
(c. 1760-1765); altered (c. 1780)

Medium
silk (brocade)
Measurements
(a) 145.0 cm (centre back) 41.5 cm (sleeve length) (open gown)
(b) 106.0 cm (centre back) 58.8 cm (waist, flat) (petticoat)
Place/s of Execution
(England)
Accession Number
568.a-b-D5
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs F. Turner, 1963
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
White floral woven pattern on grey-green ground of open robe with front-closing stomacher over petticoat. The robe features undulating border applique over open-robe.