Collection Online
silk, cotton, nylon, polyester, metal
104.5 cm (centre back) 36.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, centre back, woven in black polyester on white polyester: Elvie Hill
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Grace M. Tilley, 2003
Gallery location
Gallery 8
Level 2, NGV Australia
Physical description
Sleeveless silk cotton day dress in printed fabric of yellow and green stylised flowers on a white ground. The bodice features a scooped neckline and vertical bust darts, while the lower section comprises a bell shaped skirt with pleated hip treatment and a covered fabric buckle at front waist. The side pleating forms an arch over the gathered fabric folds at centre front. The dress fastens at the side with a long metal zip