Collection Online
cotton, metal, synthetic braid, glass (beads)
154.0 cm (centre back) 989.0 cm (hem circumference)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
label, centre back seamline, woven in black on cream synthetic fabric: GRÈS / 1. RUE DE LA PAIX. PARIS
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Krystyna Campbell-Pretty AM and Family through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2019
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Black glazed cotton cape featuring an overlay of three graduating flounces attached to a small collar at neckline. Fastening at centre front with a twisted cord tie ending in two hanging tassels and a metal hook and eye.