Collection Online
silk, cotton, sequins, glass (beads)
137.5 cm (centre back) 58.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, inside proper right, woven in black on white cotton: La Petite / MODEL FROCKS / 165 COLLINS ST. / MELBOURNE
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr J. O. Wicking, 1999
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The dress in heavy cream silk is cut with a Juliet bustline and falls in an A-line. The décolletage and sleeves are in sheer organza with delicate detailing. The sheer sleeves are elaborately decorated with applique lace, hand-embroidered with glass beads and sequins.