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silk (chiffon)
132.0 cm (centre back) 30.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Angela Wood, 2007
Gallery location
Not on display
Black full-length silk chiffon evening dress with short sleeves. The asymmetrical neckline is bordered with three delicate layers of drapery. The skirt is constructed with four layers of bias cut asymmetrical drapery, creating a diagonal, graduating effect. The dress is fastened on the proper left side with a metal zip and a narrow silk chiffon waistband is attached at the left popper waist, fastening with a hook and eye.