Collection Online
silk (chiffon), acetate, metal
146.0 cm (centre back) 31.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
label, attached to centre back neckline, woven in black on white polyester: ® / Merivale Hemmes / Australia
label, attached to centre back neckline, printed in black on white polyester: 10
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Carol Martin, 2011
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Floor length, sleeveless dress made from pink chiffon. Layered dress consisting of four chiffon layers from waistline and a further two layers across bust, starting from neckline. Outfit includes tie belt made from matching material. Back of dress is fastened with two metal hooks and ties at neck, there is also an open slit before rack of four chiffon covered buttons near waistline and the inside of bodice is lined in pink acetate.