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silk, cotton, glass
(a) 175.0 cm (centre back) 38.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 66.5 × 84.5 cm irreg. (sash)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Schofield Collection. Purchased with the assistance of a special grant from the Government of Victoria, 1974
Gallery location
Not on display
Bottle green silk taffeta dress trimmed with bands of emerald green, black satin and lace. Fastens centre front with eight crystal cut glass buttons. Bodice is lined in cream cotton and has six bone castings. Skirt has a slight train and is lined in open-weave stiffened gauze. Separate sash with bow at back. Belt of black silk with emerald green trim, green bow with large sash ends at back trimmed with emerald green silk.