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Media Release • 14 Jul 21

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto

Anne Sainte-Marie in a Chanel suit, photograph by Henry Clarke, published in Vogue US, 1955, retouched by ARCP. Paris Musées. Henry Clarke, Vogue © Condé Nast
CHANEL, Paris (fashion house)
Gabrielle 'Coco' CHANEL (designer)
Dress 1933 {spring-summer 1933} (detail)
cotton (organdie), silk (satin), metal (fastenings)
(a) 111.0 cm (centre back) 35.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress) (b) 106.0 cm (centre back) 48.0 cm (waist, flat) (slip)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


© Courtesy of Chanel, Paris
CHANEL, Paris (couture house)
Gabrielle 'Coco' CHANEL (designer)
Suit (c. 1965)
silk, wool, metal
(a) 61.0 cm (centre back) 54.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket) (b) 50.0 cm (centre back) 38.0 cm (waist, flat) (top) (c) 67.0 cm (centre back) 34.8 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria from the wardrobe of Mrs Mavis Powell by her daughter Mrs Angela Wood, Member, 2000
2000.154.a-c
© Courtesy of Chanel, Paris