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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
Gallery 7
Level 2, NGV Australia
Physical 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.