Long dress with pearl beading

The Webb's Auction House catalogue described this garment (Lot 93) as: "A long dress in Swiss lurex knit with swirling all-over pattern in pearl beading".

Details

Credit: Loan courtesy of Ngaire Henstock.
Designer: Vinka Lucas
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Evening gown and stole
Material: Swiss lurex knit
Features: The dress has a fish tail and the shawl edge is cut to follow the wave contour of the pattern.
Colour: Silver, charcoal
Purchase location: The Vinka Lucas Archive Collection, Webbs Auction House, 2009
Label: Vinka Paris
Date: 1980s