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Medium
metal mesh, leather, lurex velvet; printed
Measurements
145.0 cm (centre back) 35.5 cm (waist width)
Place/s of Execution
Italy
Inscription
label, inside left bust, woven white and gold on black: GIANNI / VERSACE / COUTURE
Accession Number
2001.126
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by the Gianni Versace archives, Milan, Governor, 2001
Gallery location
Mid 20th Century Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 3, NGV International
Description
Full-length dress in gold metal mesh, with faux leopard print lurex bodice and gold metallic leather straps. The high-waisted metal mesh skirt panel has a subtle graduation of colour from gold to dull silver and features a draped panel on the right side. The dress fastens on the left side with a series of hook and eye fasteners.