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Mourning dress
(c. 1899)

silk, cotton
(a) 50.0 cm (centre back) 67.0 cm (sleeve length) (bodice)
(b) 102.0 cm (centre back) 28.5 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Ansley Kowalik, 1985
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Creative Victoria through Culture Victoria
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Mourning dress comprising bodice and skirt. (a) Black floral brocade trimmed with black braid, wide reveres,high collar, long,tight sleeve. (b) Black floral brocade, tight five panel skirt, double box pleats at centre back.