Collection Online
silk, metal (buttons)
70.0 cm (centre back) 57.0 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
Long sleeved shirt of black silk with a turn down collar and one breast pocket fastening with 12 buttons in pairs down the front. Each pair has corresponding sets of button holes and there is a matching button on each cuff.