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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 ivory satin evening dress. Bodice is decorated with central panel of finely pleated chiffon and embellished with ready-made strips of beading and artificial pearls. Short puffed sleeves. Russet coloured velvet band applied to waist of bodice and finished with a metal rosette. Plain gored satin skirt with cream velvet binding around hem.
Object Registration
T0092.1-2
Keywords
1890s fashion, evening dress
When Made
c.1895
Made By
Bussel, Robson & Bussell (Retailer and fashion house)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label, printed grey on cream cotton, centre back bodice waist: Bussell, Robson & Bussell / MELBOURNE.
Last updated
6 Oct 2018 at 9:32PM