Collection Online
silk satin, metal
(a) 26.0 cm (centre back) 30.0 cm (waist, flat) (bodice)
(b) 105.5 cm (centre back) 31.0 cm (waist flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
New York, United States
(b) label, side seam, woven in yellow on black: BERGDORF / GOODMAN / ON THE PLAZA / NEW YORK
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2005
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Navy silk satin two-piece gown. (a) Bodice: strapless boned bodice with asymmetrical draping and diagonal faux closure with four self covered buttons. (b) Skirt: floor length single-piece skirt wrapping from slender silhouette at back to diagonal tab with five parallel buttons at left front overlaying multiple pleats, oblique stand away pocket, asymmetrical trained hemline.