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Bridesmaid's dress
1930-1935

Medium
silk, cotton, metal
Measurements
149.5 cm (centre back) 37.5 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
CT33-1988
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Mrs Mary Canet, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Off white chiffon bridesmaid’s dress with a printed floral pattern in multi-colours. Features a V-neckline and decorative stitching on bodice with fine rows of diagonal pintucks repeated on the hip-line of the skirt, short cape sleeves, trimmed with three large flounces, the flared skirt comprising 8 vertical panels is trimmed with vertical flounces along the seam lines decorated with pintucking. The waist has an attached wide sash. The dress fastens down the left waist with a series of press studs and the left shoulder with four metal hooks and cotton loops.