(a) 108.0 cm (centre back) 22.0 cm (sleeve length) (coat) (b) 82.0 cm (centre back) 37.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
Place/s of Execution
(a) label, centre back, printed in black on white satin: CREATED BY HALL LUDLOW FOR HARTNELL OF MELBOURNE (b) (a) label, centre back, printed in black on white satin: CREATED BY HALL LUDLOW FOR HARTNELL OF MELBOURNE
Ensemble comprising dress and coat.
(a) The evening coat of pale brown silk taffeta has three-quarter length sleeves and fastened with a button at the neck.
(b) The short empire line dress of pale brown silk taffeta has a black lace bodice with a scoop neckline and three-quarter length sleeves. The skirt gathers onto a wide waistband featuring a centre bow & sash, over a longer skirt of black silk with a deep decorative border of black lace trimmed with velvet ribbon.