Collection Online
Evening dress and bolero
silk (crepe de chine), silk (velvet), metal
(a) 38.5 cm (centre back) 24.0 cm (sleeve length) (bolero)
(b) 128.0 cm (centre back) 29.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Jill McLaughlin and Pat Diggerson in memory of their mother Jessie Owens, 2012
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
Evening dress and bolero of floral printed silk. (a) Bolero with short sleeves with small pads in the sleeve head. Wraps across at front and fastens with two press studs. (b) Sleeveless dress with black velvet shoulder straps. Dress features asymmetrical drapery and fastens with press studs at left side front.