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Dress - Evening dress

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Brighton Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
Two-piece evening dress comprising separate bodice and skirt made of gold-coloured silk damask woven with large curvilinear design in cream. Cream tulle trim around neck embellished with beads and artificial pearls. Similar trim down centre front and around lower edge of bodice. Short puffed sleeves Neckline trimed with wide gold satin riboon and bows. Bodice is boned and fastens centre back with hooks and eyes. Gored skirt pleated into waist.
.1 - bodice
. 2 - skirt
Object Registration
T0055.1-2
Keywords
george and george, evening dress
When Made
c.1895
Made By
George & George (fashion house)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label, woven blue on cream, centre back bodice: George & George Ltd / Federal Emporium / Melbourne
Last updated
2 Oct 2018 at 1:46PM