Collection Online
wool, acetate, metal
105.0 cm (centre back) 36.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
label, centre back neckline, woven in black on white polyester: PIERRE CARDIN / PARIS / REPRODUCED IN AUSTRALIA BY / LUCAS
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Maggie Fraser, 2008
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Blue wool crepe knee-length wrap-over dress with high, round neckline and short sleeves. Wrapping over from right-hand side neckline to left-hand waist, the dress features diagonal pintucks through wide waistband section, giving skirt ease around hip area. Fastens right-hand side front lining with metal zip and two hook and eyes. Wrap-over closes diagonally across left0hand side front waistband with ten fabric covered buttons and loops, which end at left-hand side upper hip. Vent remains open to hemline. Raw overlocked hem.