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Medium
rayon, silk, acetate
Measurements
110.5 cm (centre back) 36.5 cm (sleeve length)
Inscription
label, centre back neckline, printed in black on cream acetate: Pierre Cardin / PARIS / Reproduced in Australia by / LUCAS
label, front lining, printed in black on cream cotton: A33 / 92% RAYON / 8 SILK / (handwritten in pencil) 4660 / 3953 / 14 M.H.
Accession Number
2008.59
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Ruth Wrexler, 2007
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Three quarter length coat with wide neckline shaped with darts to sit away from the neck. The coat fastens centre front with large braid covered buttons and features welted buttonholes. The wide elbow length sleeves are pleated into the shoulder and finished with a fabric bow. The coat is fully lined with cream coloured acetate.