Collection Online
Evening dress and cape
(a) 124.1 cm (centre back) 31.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 37.6 cm (centre back) 193.0 cm (hem, circumference) (cape)
(c) 108.4 cm (centre back) 32 cm (waist, flat) (slip)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs A. Wilson, 1977
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
Sleeveless full-length evening dress bias cut from rust red floral print silk chiffon. The dress is worn over a slip also cut on the bias from rust coloured silk satin crepe de Chine, and has a matching short, light cape in the chiffon.