Collection Online
silk, wool, cotton, metal, acetate
116.0 cm (centre back) 31.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, inside proper right, woven in black on white cotton: La Petite / MODEL FROCKS / 165 COLLINS ST. / MELBOURNE
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr J. O. Wicking, 1999
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The sleeveless V-neck dress with a bouffant skirt in a black organza is embroidered all-over with sprigs of lily-of-the-valley in green and white. The front of the skirt is split and reveals a black silk petticoat which is supported by a black taffeta skirt and tulle one.