Collection Online
wool jersey
113.0 cm (centre back) 87.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
United States
label, woven in red on white: claire mccardell clothes / by townley
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2005
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
A red and grey flecked wool jersey dress with narrow pleats widening from the small, round neckline. The dress is cut to hang loosely from shoulders as the pleats expand to the hem. The dress is designed to be worn, either with a leather or elastic belt or a rouleau of the same fabric, which wraps diagonally around the torso and ties at the waist. Long, raglan sleeves.