Collection Online
cotton, glass (beads), metal (sequins)
138.0 cm (centre back) 41.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
label, centre back, woven in red on cream cotton: isabela capeto
label, centre back, woven in red on cream cotton: 38
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Yvonne Pettengell Bequest, 2014
© Isabela Capeto
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
Floor length tulle net dress with ribbon straps, embroidered with gold metal sequins and edged with tulle net ruffle. Brightly coloured hand-beaded appliqued horizontal bands in blue, yellow, orange and green floral motifs are interspersed with gold metal sequins. The dress fastens with seventeen hooks and eyes on the proper left.