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Evening dress
(c. 1935)

Medium
silk (chiffon)
Measurements
135.0 cm (centre back) 44.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
D28-1975
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss Irene Mitchell, 1975
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Silk chiffon evening dress cut on the bias. The flesh coloured fabric is printed with a scattered yellow geometric design. The V-neckline is decorated with a fabric flower. The full cut leg-of-mutton style sleeves are cut on the bias and narrow to a slim fit on the lower arm. The hip panels of the gored skirt have been finely pintucked.