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Evening dress
1921-1923

Medium
silk, metal, gelatin (sequins), glass (beads)
Measurements
109.0 cm (centre back) 37.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
D173-1977
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr Peter Rand, 1977
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Sleeveless square neckline dress with silk brocade with cream background patterned with coloured flowers for bodice, side panels and panniers. Overskirt of cream netting decorated with embroidered chain stitch and opalescent sequins and beads in floral design, over an underskirt of pink and fuchsia georgette. Bodice is decorated along right hand side proper with a garland of artificial flowers in pinks, purples and cream. Dress is fully lined with pink silk slip and fastens left side proper with metal press studs and hooks and eyes.