Collection Online
Medium
silk, metal (thread), leather, plastic
Measurements
(a) 88.0 cm (centre back) 33.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b-c) 83.0 × 7.0 × 20.0 cm (each) (boots)
Place/s of Execution
Italy
Inscription
(a) label, left neckline, woven in white on grey synthetic fabric: ALEXANDER MCQUEEN / MADE IN ITALY
(b) embossed in insole: ALEXANDER / MCQUEEN
(c) embossed in insole: ALEXANDER / MCQUEEN
Accession Number
2017.595.a-c
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and the Campbell-Pretty Family through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2017
© Alexander McQueen
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
Short red silk dress with gold-coloured metal embroidery on black ground through centre front. The short sleeves are gathered and the dress expands at the hip. Soft black leather over the knee boots have thick platform sole, embellished with gold floral motifs and stiletto heel. The boots are gathered at knee with three decorative buckles and a zip fastening at ankle.