Collection Online
silk (chiffon), glass (beads)
102.0 cm (centre back) 46.5 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Sue Crosby in memory of her mother Mrs Eileen Lucy Jones (née Neil), 2012
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Black silk sleeveless beaded evening dress with round neckline. The knee-length drop-waisted dress features blue, black and red beaded and apricot embroidered design of stylised Egyptian papyrus motifs throughout the centre front, waist and scalloped hemline. The dress has an attached french navy slip and is lined in black silk from the waistline.