Dress [Evening Gown]


Dress [Evening Gown]

Object number


About this object

Evening gown, chemise style. Biscuit coloured silk chiffon, heavily beaded with silver beads. Long line straight bodice, scoop neckline, sleeveless, 6 rows shirring at shoulders: under bodice in self fabric, skirt 2-tiered heavy beading along lower half of each frill, beads silver coloured on inside.

Maker & role

Object type

Gown, Evening/Dress/Main Garments/Clothing/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature

Date made

Circa 1920

Place made



H 960 W 440mm (H 37 13/16 W 17 5/16")

Subject & association description




Credit line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

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