Collection Online

Dress
(c. 1845-1850)

Medium
silk (satin), cotton, brass
Measurements
151.0 cm (centre back) 37.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
1496-D5
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss Ruth Watchorn, 1967
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Creative Victoria through Culture Victoria
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Dress of bronze satin with pagoda sleeves, trimmed with black lace down the centre front of bodice and sleeve hems. Low cut front featuring eight lace covered buttons. Centre-back opening is fastened with brass hooks and hand-stitched eyes. Bodice shaped to point at front and is attached to full gathered skirt. Bodice and skirt lined with cream cotton.