Collection Online
silk, linen, glass (beads), metal (hook and eye)
62.5 cm (centre back) 293.0 cm (hem, circumference)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Peg Burchett, 2011
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Black silk satin mantle featuring velvet floral details outlined with glass beading. Mantle features a single layer of lace trim down the centre front, and a double layer around hem with a top layer of chenille fringing over the lace. Fastens at centre front with silk tassels and two hooks and eyes. Fully lined with black silk with scalloped edging.