Collection Online
silk, metallic thread, chemical discharge printing, viscose rayon, fur
(a) 49.0 cm (centre back) 56.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 138.0 cm (centre back) (dress)
(c) 83.0 × 25.0 cm irreg. (cummerbund)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mrs Patricia Davies AM, Member 1997
Gallery location
Not on display
a) The matching jacket with three-quarter length sleeves is trimmed with brown fur around the collar and the edge of the sleeves. The garment is fully lined in brown viscose rayon. b) The sleeveless full-length evening dress is made from metallic brocade printed and woven with a floral and leave pattern in shades of brown, pink, mauve, pale blue and gold. The dress is fully lined in brown viscose rayon and has a back zip fastener. c) A brown silk cummerbund with bow at centre front is worn around the waist of the evening dress.