Collection Online
Mourning gown
silk (moiré, velvet, satin, lace), cotton
(a) 55.6 cm (centre back) 30.54 cm (waist, flat) (bodice)
(b) 190.5 cm (centre back) 35.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
(a) label, inside waistband, stamped gold on black silk and cotton tape: MME DELBARRE/ Elizabeth Street – 73/ EATON SQUARE
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs J. E. Wheda, 1976
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
(a) Black moire silk, bodice, sleeves, skirt ivory satin w/ overlay vertical velvet ribbons, chantilly lace. (b) Long black moire silk skirt, edged with numerous cotton & satin pleats.