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screenprinted cotton, metal
(a) 38.5 cm (centre back) 16.5 cm (sleeve length) (bolero)
(b) 97.5 cm (centre back) 35.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
(a) label, centre back neckline, woven in yellow on black cotton: Lucy Secor / COLLINS ST. / MELBOURNE
(b) label, centre back, woven in yellow on black cotton: Lucy Secor
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2008
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Outfit comprising bolero and sleeveless calf length dress. (a) The bolero features black cotton cuffs. (b) The dress has a wide black cotton band around the top edge with a large false bow centre front. The shoe string straps are also of black cotton and the dress fastens at the left proper side seam with a metal zip.