Collection Online
wool, acetate, metal
118.3 cm (centre back) 41.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
label, inside left back, woven in black on white acetate: Pierre CARDIN / PARIS New York
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2004
© Pierre Cardin, Paris
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
A slim line red dress with a tear drop keyhole cut-out at the centre front neckline framed by a metal collar fastened to the dress. A seam runs through the centre front of the dress opening out to a split at the hemline. The dress is finished with red wool crepe facing the neckline and armholes, red acetate lining and a centre back zip.