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silk (organdie), metal (hook and eye) (press stud)
132.5 cm (centre back) 33.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Peg Burchett, 2011
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Pink floor length organdie dress decorated with a pattern of small red, blue, yellow, white and green flowers. The short sleeved dress features a square neckline with two side gathered panels running from shoulder seam to inbuilt waistband. The skirt is made of two tiered ruffles starting from a dropped waist. Dress fastens at centre back with 37 self covered buttons and loops, one hook and eye at the waist and one press stud at neckline. Fully lined in pink silk.