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Clothing and Dress > Evening dresses

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A7275 Evening Dress, women's, metallic machine lace, unknown maker, unknown place, 1920-1929
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Object statement
Evening Dress, women's, metallic machine lace, unknown maker, unknown place, 1920-1929
The blue file says this object came from the costume department at the Nimrod Theatre, Surry Hills, Sydney.

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Description
Evening dress, women's, metallic machine lace, unknown maker, unknown place, 1920-1925. Gold coloured, sleeveless pull-on style. Fitted bodice with gored style, knee length skirt with scalloped hem. V-neckline front and back, tapered shoulders straps with narrow gold mettallic braid straps with press stud fastenings join front and back straps at shoulder. Dress is pieced from 3 different types of metallic thread machine made laces. Body of the dress cut from silver metallic thread on a soft black silk ground with hexagonal honeycomb mesh. Gold metallic thread with large abstract ground and abstract design from lozenge shaped panels inset into the bodice and skirt. Wide gold metallic lace border with floral motif and scalloped headside border forms the hem band. Neck and sleeves bound with narrow gold metallic thread braid.

Gold, black and silver loose waisted net evening dress. Australia. c. 1920. (LC).

Made: 1920 - 1929


Owned: Nimrod Theatre;
A7275
Production date
1920 - 1929
Height
1020 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Wade, Ms Anna And Ward, Ms Lindy, 1979

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
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