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Medium
silk, cotton, metal
Measurements
124.0 cm (centre back) 37.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
label, centre back, woven in black on bronze polyester: Le Louvre / Melbourne
Accession Number
2004.550
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2004
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Sleeveless black evening dress with cowl neckline, two black velvet shoulder straps (thin). Plain bodice with long skirt section. Eleven horizontal bands of rucked and frayed fabric with velvet. Off the shoulder neckline with feature of rucked and frayed fabric piece fastens with long metal zip at centre back.