Australian Fashion & Textiles

 (2864 works)

  • Maternity dress
    Title
    Maternity dress
    Production date
    (1875-1880)
    Artist/Maker
    UNKNOWN, Australia
    Medium
    cotton
    Accession number
    D16-1975
    Credit Line
    Gift of Miss Irene Mitchell, 1975
  • Hat
    Title
    Hat
    Production date
    1946-1950
    Artist/Maker
    THOMAS HARRISON, Melbourne (millinery house); Thomas HARRISON (designer)
    Medium
    loofah, cotton
    Accession number
    D307-1976
    Credit Line
    Gift of Thomas Harrison, 1976
  • Hat - pillbox
    Title
    Hat - pillbox
    Production date
    (1968-1970)
    Artist/Maker
    THOMAS HARRISON, Melbourne (milliner); Thomas HARRISON (designer)
    Medium
    rabbit fur, viscose, cotton, nylon, acetate
    Accession number
    D343-1976
    Credit Line
    Gift of Thomas Harrison, 1976
  • Spinnaker jacket
    Title
    Spinnaker jacket
    Production date
    1978
    Artist/Maker
    KATIE PYE STUDIO, Sydney (fashion house); Katie PYE (designer)
    Medium
    cotton, linen, metal
    Accession number
    2006.435
    Credit Line
    Gift of the artist, 2006
  • Colour patches
    Title
    Colour patches
    Production date
    1978
    Artist/Maker
    Linda JACKSON (designer)
    Medium
    wool
    Accession number
    2010.305.a-c
    Credit Line
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2010
  • Singlet
    Title
    Singlet
    Production date
    2005 {spring-summer}
    Artist/Maker
    AKIRA, Sydney (fashion house); Akira ISOGAWA (designer)
    Medium
    cotton, silk thread, rayon
    Accession number
    2005.494
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005
  • Crazy crochet dress, Del eye print leggings and crochet rooster beanie
    Title
    Crazy crochet dress, Del eye print leggings and crochet rooster beanie
    Production date
    2008 {Garden of Eden collection 2008}
    Artist/Maker
    ROMANCE WAS BORN, Sydney (fashion house); Luke SALES (designer); Anna PLUNKETT (designer)
    Medium
    wool, cotton, plastic, metal
    Accession number
    2009.192.a-c
    Credit Line
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2009
  • Black magic outfit
    Title
    Black magic outfit
    Production date
    (c. 1978-1982)
    Artist/Maker
    Linda JACKSON (designer)
    Medium
    silk (taffeta), silk (crepe), silk (organza)
    Accession number
    2004.800.a-d
    Credit Line
    Gift of Anthea Ball in memory of Mrs Gladys Ball, 2004
  • Bush of ghosts
    Title
    Bush of ghosts
    Production date
    1983
    Artist/Maker
    KATIE PYE STUDIO PTY LTD, Sydney (fashion house); Katie PYE (designer)
    Medium
    linen, cotton, silk
    Accession number
    2006.448.a-b
    Credit Line
    Gift of the artist, 2006
  • Fabric length
    Title
    Fabric length
    Production date
    (c. 1933)
    Artist/Maker
    Michael O'CONNELL (designer)
    Medium
    linocut on linen
    Accession number
    CT388-1994
    Credit Line
    Gift of Kathleen Montgomery, 1994
  • Opera house outfit
    Title
    Opera house outfit
    Production date
    1977
    Artist/Maker
    Linda JACKSON (designer)
    Medium
    silk (taffeta), cotton, rayon
    Accession number
    2010.302.a-e
    Credit Line
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2010
  • Hat
    Title
    Hat
    Production date
    1975
    Artist/Maker
    THOMAS HARRISON, Melbourne (millinery house); Thomas HARRISON (designer)
    Medium
    rabbit fur, cotton, nylon
    Accession number
    D360-1976
    Credit Line
    Gift of Thomas Harrison, 1976
  • Hat
    Title
    Hat
    Production date
    (1935-1937)
    Artist/Maker
    THOMAS HARRISON, Melbourne (millinery house); Thomas HARRISON (designer)
    Medium
    cotton, acetate, elastic
    Accession number
    D269-1976
    Credit Line
    Gift of Thomas Harrison, 1976
  • Hat
    Title
    Hat
    Production date
    1969
    Artist/Maker
    THOMAS HARRISON, Melbourne (millinery house); Thomas HARRISON (designer)
    Medium
    straw, cotton, silk, nylon, polyester, viscose, metal, plastic
    Accession number
    D310-1980
    Credit Line
    Gift of Mrs G.H. Archibald, 1980
  • Evening dress
    Title
    Evening dress
    Production date
    2003 {Autopsy collection autumn-winter 2003-2004}
    Artist/Maker
    MATICEVSKI, Melbourne (fashion house); Toni MATICEVSKI (designer)
    Medium
    silk (satin)
    Accession number
    2004.46
    Credit Line
    Purchased 2004
  • Outfit comprising jacket, skirt and hat
    Title
    Outfit comprising jacket, skirt and hat
    Production date
    1984 {winter, Architectonic collection}
    Artist/Maker
    KATIE PYE STUDIO, Sydney (fashion house); Katie PYE (designer)
    Medium
    cotton, metal, rubber
    Accession number
    2006.452.a-c
    Credit Line
    Gift of the artist, 2006
  • Junk jacket
    Title
    Junk jacket
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    KATIE PYE STUDIO, Sydney (fashion house); Katie PYE (designer)
    Medium
    cotton, wood
    Accession number
    2006.437.a-u
    Credit Line
    Gift of the artist, 2006
  • Hat
    Title
    Hat
    Production date
    (1937-1938)
    Artist/Maker
    THOMAS HARRISON, Melbourne (millinery house); Thomas HARRISON (designer)
    Medium
    ramie, viscose, cotton, cellophane
    Accession number
    D274-1976
    Credit Line
    Gift of Thomas Harrison, 1976
  • Pregnant tutu head
    Title
    Pregnant tutu head
    Production date
    1992
    Artist/Maker
    Leigh BOWERY
    Medium
    cotton, rayon, polyester, nylon, foam, leather
    Accession number
    1999.228.a-g
    Credit Line
    Gift of Nicola Bateman Bowery, 1999
  • Fabric length
    Title
    Fabric length
    Production date
    (c. 1931)
    Artist/Maker
    Michael O'CONNELL (designer)
    Medium
    linocut on linen
    Accession number
    CT387-1994
    Credit Line
    Gift of Kathleen Montgomery, 1994