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Dress
(c. 1836)

Medium
cotton, metal
Measurements
128.0 cm (centre back) 31.5 cm (waist, flat)
Accession Number
D77-1977
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of David Syme & Co. Limited, Fellow, 1977
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A full-length dress made from opaque, lightweight fine cotton printed with blue stripes and a geometric floral design. The dress has a tight fitting slightly high waisted bodice, voluminous sleeves, and a long gathered skirt.