Collection Online
(a) 161.0 cm (centre back) 34.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 139.0 cm (centre back) 37.0 cm (waist, flat) (slip)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Lesley A. Little, 1995
Gallery location
Not on display
Red silk chiffon dress printed with black polka dots, featuring a high collar with a double row of finely pleated ruffles, the yoke outlined in a similar way, with long sleeves, the skirt made from five bands of fabric each trimmed with a single pleated ruffle, with a back tie and trimmed at the front waist with a red camellia, and a separate train attached at the back waist by press studs covered in chiffon edged with a ruffle, fastening down the back of the bodice with covered buttons and loops, separate red silk slip with shoe string straps.