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Dance dress
muslin, gelatin, sequins, glass
96.0 cm (centre back) 38.5 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
label, centre back neckline, woven in red synthetic fabric on cream synthetic fabric: MADE IN FRANCE
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Schofield Collection. Purchased with the assistance of a Victorian Government grant, 1974
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
Dance dress completely sequined in blue and gold, with rows of tubular black glass beads finishing the hem, neckline, and armholes. The dress is sleeveless with a round neckline and flared knee length skirt. The blue sequins are smooth faced, the gold are textured and they are applied in alternating rows of blue and gold onto a black muslin base cloth.