Collection Online
acetate, cotton, nylon, metal, plastic
80.0 cm (centre back) 32.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, back neck line, printed in black on white polyester: Prue Acton (flower motif above o) / AUSTRALIA
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Diana Reece, 2004
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
White, long sleeved mini dress with square front neckline and separate full skirt section descending from the waist. The dress is constructed in cream stitch cotton lace with appliqued beads of tiny ribbon bows placed horizontally on the bodice and vertically on the shirt. There are short metal zips at each narrow sleeve cuff and the dress fastens with a long metal zip centre back. The dress is fully lined in a cream coloured synthetic fabric.