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Medium
leather, metal, studs
Measurements
(a) 91.0 cm (centre back) 67.0 cm (sleeve length) (dress)
(b) 12.0 × 75.0 cm (belt)
(c-d) 17.3 × 8.5 × 23.2 cm (each) (shoes)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
(a) label, centre back, woven in gold on black: Jenny Bannister
(c-d) punched (vertically) in instep: ESPECIALLY FOR / SEX / 430 KINGS RD. / CHELSEA / MADE IN ENGLAND
Accession Number
CT18.a-d-1985
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1985
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
(a) Short black leather patchwork dress made from leather scraps joined together by silver studs. Long sleeves gathered at the wrist by elastic. Three press stud fasteners at front neckline. (b) Black leather belt decorated all over with studs and chains and fastening with four small belt buckles and straps. (c-d) Black leather belt decorated all over with studs and chains and fastening with four small belt buckles and straps.

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