Collection Online
silk, glass (beads), metal
(a) 31.0 cm (centre back) 37.5 cm (waist, flat) (bodice)
(b) 159.0 cm (centre back) 37.5 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
(a) label, centre back waistband, stamped in gold ink on cream silk: Buckly & Nunn / LIMITED / PARIS (...illeg.)NE LONDON
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss L. Kelly, 1970
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Cream silk evening dress comprising separate bodice and skirt. (a) The bodice features hand-painted velvet applique and pink chiffon roses, elbow length chiffon sleeves with lace frills, a beaded beaded chiffon centre front panel. It is boned and fully lined with cream silk taffeta. (b) The skirt features hand-painted velvet applique on the lace overskirt running down the centre front and around the hem.