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Costume - Cocktail Dress: Grey Silk & Lace, Margeaux of Melbourne, 1950s

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
Knee length short sleeved grey silk and grey tulle cocktail dress with an attached outer covering of patterned lace of a lighter grey colour. The garment has the label of ‘Margeaux Regd. Imported fabric’. There is a zip at the back. There is some discoloration (due to sun damage?) to the lace at the shoulders. Margeaux specialised in the production of "high-class cocktail and evening wear" (The Age, 17 March 1956).
Object Registration
2000.0113
Keywords
australian fashion - 1950s, margaux of melbourne, cocktail dresses
When Made
1950s
Made By
Margeaux of Melbourne (Designer)
Last updated
16 Jan 2019 at 11:25PM