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Medium
silk, polyester, metal
Measurements
113.5 cm (centre back) 54.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
label, inside centre back neckline, woven (vertically) in black, pink and red on white synthetic fabric: MADE IN/ FRANCE
woven in black, pink and red on white synthetic fabric: SAINT LAURENT / rive gauche
woven (vertically) in black, pink and red on white synthetic fabric: PARIS
label, inside centre back, attached to base of primary label, woven in red on white syntehtic fabric: 40
Accession Number
1996.555
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Ms Gabrielle Pizzi, Member, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Dress of navy blue silk with pale green polka dots. Open neckline with wide collar lapels at the shoulder, sloping into a plunging V which finishes at the waistline. Side zip fastening with a broad soft-pleated sash fixed at the waist with a further draped sash dropping vertically from the waist to below the hem. Blouse style sleeves gather at the plain wristband. Shoulder pads and a lined skirt section.