Collection Online
silk, metal
(a) 111.0 cm (centre back) 35.2 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 109.5 cm (centre back) 36.8 cm (waist, flat) (slip)
(c) 11.0 × 174.0 cm (variable) (belt)
Place/s of Execution
(b) label, proper right inside side seam of the slip, woven black on white synthetic fabric: CHANEL
stamped, in ink on white cotton on reverse: 56206
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Ms Angela Wood, Member, 2001
© Courtesy of CHANEL, Paris
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
White chiffon dress has long sleeves, a round neckline and a frill descending down the edge of the left proper side front. The base of sleeves and hemline also finish with a frill just below the knee. The dress fastens down the left proper side front, from the shoulder to the hip. There is a seam across the waistline where the white chiffon belt sits. A cream silk slip is worn beneath.