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Medium
silk, cotton, acetate, metal
Measurements
(a) 111 cm (centre back) 60.0 cm (sleeve length) (coat)
(b) 6.1 × 93.3 cm (belt)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
(a) label, centre back neckline, woven in white on black cotton: Le Louvre / Melbourne
Accession Number
2004.636.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Elvala Ayton, 2004
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Ocelot print coat with long-sleeves, large collar, and flared vent at rear. The coat features front side pockets and fastens at centre front with eight gold coloured square buttons. There are three decorative buttons at cuffs and a matching belt threaded through circular tabs and fastening at centre front with a gold coloured metal bucket. The coat is fully lined in emerald green silk.

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