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Cast dress no. 2
polyester resin
(a) 44.0 × 39.0 × 20.0 cm (front) (top)
(b) 45.0 × 40.0 × 22.0 cm (back) (top)
(c) 60.0 × 95.5 × 34.0 cm (front) (skirt)
(d) 60.0 × 88.5 × 30.0 cm (back) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Norma and Stuart Leslie, Governors, 2001
© Public Domain
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
The dress is made up of a top and skirt, each divided in half. The top is sleeveless with deep V-neck and full hemline with irregular undulations. The surface consists of numerous rows of 3-dimensional pleating. The knee length full skirt has a surface consisting of a series of irregualr curved sections of varying depth. The hemline has irregular scalloped edge. The front and back panels of the top and skirt have a series of silver metal fixtures for securing the two halves together to form the garment.