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cotton, silk (swatch), nylon (petticoat)
(a) 83.0 cm (centre back) 30.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 11.7 × 68.5 cm (belt)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
(a) label, inside proper left side back, woven in black on white synthetic fabric: Pierre Cardin / PARIS
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Margaret Price, 1980
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Shocking pink cotton toile for dress with strapless bodice, bouffant short skirt, front folded and tucked at hemline and clinched at waist with wide belt. Sample cloths in turqoise satin, black faille and black voile are attached to the proper left front. The toile is lined with two double petticoats and a boned corset.