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Dress
(c. 1878)

Medium
linen
Measurements
136.5 cm (centre back) 31.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
(England)
Inscription
none
Accession Number
1058-D4
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Lady Nicholson and her daughter, 1951
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Dress of white linen printed with sparse black convolvulus flowers in princess line style with verticle darts forming the shaping down each side front. The centre front fastens to below hip with button fastening, though buttons are missing. There is a bustle at the rear. The hemline is finished with a pleated fabric trim and the cuffs are finished with a gathered fabric trim.