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Costume - Evening Dress : Green Satin, Glass Beads, 1954

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive & 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
Emerald green, satin evening dress.
Object Registration
2000.0086
Keywords
royal visit (victoria) 1954,, gwen steele, women's clothing, australian fashion - 1950s, evening wear, cocktail dresses, fashion and textiles collection - kew historical society
Historical information
Emerald green, satin evening dress owned by the donor, Gwen Steele, and worn by her to a reception for Queen Elizabeth II in 1954 at Government House, Melbourne. [The personalised printed invitations are kept in the Gwen Steele archive files, catalogued under 'Gwen Steele'.]
When Made
1954
Inscriptions & Markings
Nil
Last updated
22 Dec 2019 at 12:09PM