Collection Online
wool, metal, linen
(a) 58.0 cm (centre back) 53.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 100.0 cm (centre back) 37.5 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(c) 4.5 × 90.0 × 0.3 cm (belt)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift (Anonymous), 1977
Gallery location
Not on display
Outfit comprising jacket, dress and belt. (a) Single breasted jacket in olive green wool with long sleeves, contract plaid collars and revers. The jacket has two false flap pockets and one flap pocket with plaid tabs at front and fastens with two mother-of-pearl buttons. It is lined in olive green silk. (b) Dress in green, brown and navy wool plaid. The dress has a high round neck, short sleeves, side pockets and a narrow knee-length skirt. It is decorated at waist with small pepum-style 'flaps'. The dress fastens at rear with a zip from neck to hip and a hook and eye as above. (c) Matching olive green wool plaid belt with a covered square buckle fastening and four eyelets. Black linen backing.