Collection Online
silk, cotton, metal
(a) 152.0 cm (centre back) 33.5 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 8.4 × 100.0 cm (belt)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Elvala Ayton, 2004
Gallery location
Not on display
(a) Ocelot print silk chiffon evening dress with matching cummerbund and trailing scarf attached to proper left shoulder. The dress is sleeveless with a V neckline at front and wide skirt section falling in soft folds at the hemline. A seperate cummerbund in matching fabric encirles the waist. Small bust darts extend from the waistline to centre front and the dress fastens with a long zip at centre back. (b) Long ocelot print scarf in silk cliffon hangs in hankercheif point. (c) Cummerbund covered in pleated silk chiffon with hook and eyes worn around the waist