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Costume - Ball Gown, Cerise Silk & Velvet, circa 1905

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive Kew Victoria

Description
Two-piece dress comprised of a bodice and floor length skirt made of a soft, lightweight cerise coloured silk fabric. The top features a v-shaped rear neck. A wide velvet cummerbund is part of the outfit. Dated to 1905-07.
Object Registration
2005.0001
Keywords
australian fashion - 1900s, ball gowns - 1900s, evening dresses, evening wear, women's clothing, fashion and textiles collection - kew historical society
Historical information
The gown is believed to have been donated by the Smart family of Turinville
When Made
1905-7
Last updated
29 Jan 2020 at 2:29PM