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Cast dress no. 2
2001 {spring-summer, Ventriloquy collection}

polyester resin
(a) 44.0 × 39.0 × 20.0 cm (front) (top)
(b) 45.0 × 40.0 × 22.0 cm (back) (top)
(c) 60.0 × 95.5 × 34.0 cm (front) (skirt)
(d) 60.0 × 88.5 × 30.0 cm (back) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Norma and Stuart Leslie, Governors, 2001
© Public Domain
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The dress is made up of a top and skirt, each divided in half. The top is sleeveless with deep V-neck and full hemline with irregular undulations. The surface consists of numerous rows of 3-dimensional pleating. The knee length full skirt has a surface consisting of a series of irregualr curved sections of varying depth. The hemline has irregular scalloped edge. The front and back panels of the top and skirt have a series of silver metal fixtures for securing the two halves together to form the garment.