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  • active c.1930s-50s

Woman's metallic thread evening dress (c.1955) Description: silver and gold metallic thread fabric, right shoulder, bodice, sash and skirt border heavily embroidered with sequins, beads, artificial pearls, machine embroidered flowers, fully lined, full skirt, cut on bias, irregular hem, metal zipper c.b., metal hook, embroidered eye c.b., waist metal hook and eye

Collection Title: Woman's evening dress and shoes
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, synthetic fibres, sequins, beads, artificial pearls, metal

Primary Insc: No labels
Dimensions: centre back length 125.4 h cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Elsa Jacoby, 1985.
Accession No: NGA 85.1738.1
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia