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Medium
silk, cotton, metal (hooks and eyes)
Measurements
47.0 cm (centre back) 35.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
D116-1975
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs E. Clark, 1975
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Boned bodice of black spotted self-patterned silk with black lace panels centre front and on left and right sides over shoulder. The long leg-of-mutton sleeves have a ruched panel running down the outer length and a deep lace cuff. Black velvet V-shaped waist band. Bodice fastens centre front with concealed metal hooks and eyes. Inside waist tape with metal buckle. Lined with glazed black cotton.