Collection Online
Medium
silk, cotton, metal, baleen
Measurements
(a) 44.5 cm (centre back) 29.0 cm (waist, flat) (bodice)
(b) 141.0 cm (centre back) 29.5 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
(c) 16.0 × 151.0 cm irreg. (bertha)
(d) 254.0 × 508.0 cm (veil)
(e) 3.0 × 15.0 × 16.0 cm irreg. (headdress)
(f) 2.5 × 15.5 × 13.3 cm irreg. (spray)
Place/s of Execution
Hobart, Tasmania
Inscription
(a) label, centre back waist tape, printed in gold ink on white cotton: Brownell Bros / COSTUMIERS & C / LONDON HOUSE. HOBART
Accession Number
D56.a-f-1974
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss Madelene Crump, 1974
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Two-piece cream silk gown comprising bodice, skirt and bertha, veil, headdress and spray.