Collection Online
silk, metal (buttons)
59.0 cm (centre back) 53.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
label, inside centre back, woven in black on white synthetic fabric: CHANEL / CC (monogram)
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation from the wardrobe of Mrs Mavis Powell by her daughter Mrs Angela Wood, Fellow, 2001
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Navy blue silk satin shirt with long sleeves, mandarin collar, bow tie and two breast pockets. The shirt has contrasting green silk trims for the collar, bow tie, cuffs and pocket top edges. Fastening with 7 gold metallic buttons running down the centre front, each one is engraved with a Chanel '2.55' handbag with matching buttons on the pockets and 3 on each cuff.