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Actual Piece: Beaded dress
2001
from Collection and Inspiration 2001

Medium
cotton calico, beading, cotton thread
Measurements
43.5 × 37.0 cm (folded)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Accession Number
2001.827.10
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2001
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Actual Piece: Beaded dress, 1998-99 (spring/summer). Cotton calico beaded dress folded into a small square parcel and hand sewn in place with wide red cotton running stitches. The beaded design depicts perched birds, sprawling vines and trumpet shaped flowers in a single thread of opalescent white, grey and silver beads stitched to the surface of the fabric.

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