Collection Online
Medium
silk (brocade, lining), metal (fastening)
Measurements
89.5 cm (centre back) 36.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Italy
Inscription
label, centre back neckline, woven in white on grey synthetic fabric: ALEXANDER MCQUEEN / MADE IN ITALY
Accession Number
2018.1600
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, 2018
© 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
Gold and silver brocaded evening dress woven with angels with outstretched wings. The bodice front fastens with a gilt filigree button. The back features a central pointed pleat, with large woven wing motifs over the shoulders. The short hemline is gathered and puffed and the dress is lined in gold silk.