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Medium
silk (satin), cotton, glass (beads), metal (hooks and buckle), boning
Measurements
59.0 cm (centre back) 31.5 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
D124-1976
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss H. Clark, 1976
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Burgundy silk satin bodice with false waistcoat front, shaped with whale bone. Collar and cuffs trimmed cream silk fringing and the front panels and cuffs are decorated with glass beads. Fastens centre front with concealed metal hooks and handstitched eyelets. Inside waist tape with metal buckle. Lined with cream silk with grey and burgundy grid pattern.