Collection Online
rayon and silk velvet, metallic lamé
228.0 cm (centre back) 70.5 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
label, centre back, embroidered in purple thread on purple lining: Liberty
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Ronald Milton Alder, 2003
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
A gown made of purple velvet with train, hood, and wide gold metallic sleeves. The sleeves are appliqued with purple poinsettias. Finished with a metallic rope belt with tassels. A metallic tassel also weights the top of the hood.