Collection Online
111.0 cm (centre back) 37.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, centre back, printed in black on white satin: LUDLOW Model
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Beverley Warren on behalf of Mrs John Sleigh, 1995
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The evening coat has a deep-stand away collar with an off the shoulder neckline, shoulder straps and short sleeves. The coat is loosely cut, flaring from the yoke and sits just below the knee. The fabric of pale blue silk satin shot with threads of red and green, is machine embroidered with a Chinese style pattern of bamboo, cherry blossom, birds and chrysanthemums in various colours.