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wool, velvet, plastic
94.0 cm (centre back) 27.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Rosslynd Piggott, 1999
Gallery location
Not on display
Dress in black wool knit, above theknee with short sleeves and fitted bodice and skirt panels. Fixed cream wool knit collar, with regular petal-shaped section at the front and back neckline. The collar is edged with a row of sixty-five pearlised plastic buttons in three alternating sizes. The proper right cuff is finished with nineteen of the same buttons, and left with twenty-one. At the centre of the front panel a red velvet heart is appliqued and finished with a row of twenty-five of the same buttons.