Collection Online
cotton, metal
(a) 93.0 cm (centre back) 57.5 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 137.0 cm (centre back) 31.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Lara Nicholls in memory of Dorothy Isabel MacIntosh, 2011
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Outfit comprising of dress and jacket. (a) Short jacket, extending to knee level with wide shawl collar and long sleeves with slightly flared cuffs and lace insertions. Hemline is decorated with lace and overall garment is decorated with floral sprigs. Jacket is fastened at centre front with two metal press studs and waistline is decorated with embroidered balls. (b) Floor length dress with five gores/panelled skirt. Lace insert at back near waistline, hemline and shoulder panels, sleeves also decorated with lace. Pin tucks at waistline and cuffs fasten with two buttons. Dress fastens at rear with metal hook and eye, five press studs at waist.