Collection Online
silk, glass
(a) 95.0 cm (centre back) 56.0 cm (sleeve length) (coat dress)
(b) 62.0 cm (centre back) (skirt)
(a) labelled, inside centre back neckline
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Charles Bright, 1999
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
(a) The coat dress in black silk 'rep', is constructed form 8 fitted panels. The front has a plunging neckline, fastening down the front with a series of 5 black glass cut buttons and loops. The skirt panel is very full, flaring from the waist. The fitted sleeves are padded at the shoulders. The coat dress is fully lined with black silk. (b) The matching skirt is cut with straight panels and has a back slit. Fully lined in black, the skirt fastens at the centre back.