Historical information

The Fashion & Design collection of the Kew Historical Society includes examples of women’s, men’s, children’s and infants’ clothing from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Items in the collection were largely produced for, or purchased by women in Melbourne, and includes examples of outerwear, protective wear, nightwear, underwear and costume accessories.This sequinned evening jacket is one of a number of items donated to the collection by Rosemary Vaughan-Smith.

Physical description

Evening jacket heavily embroidered with gold sequins.