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Medium
silk tulle, linen tape lace, cotton thread
Measurements
214.7 cm (centre back) 32.6 cm (waist) (flat)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
label, on inner waistband, inscribed (vertically) in brown ink on silk: S7837
woven in cream on white silk: B├ęchoff David / Paris
stamped in ink on silk: (...illeg.)
Accession Number
D84-1977
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Schofield Collection. Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of David Syme & Co. Limited, Fellow, 1977
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Full-length gown with high collar, short sleeves, and short train. It is made from off-white tulle embroidered with grey and white floral motifs. The exterior bodice is lace. Pale pink silk and silk ribbon trims the neckline, sleeves, and hemline of the skirt. Additional lace inserts also feature on the stand-up collar, and sleeves.