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Medium
cotton, acetate, viscose, lycra, elastane
Measurements
(a) 56.0 cm (centre back) 65.3 cm (sleeve length) (cardigan)
(b) 97.0 cm (outer leg) 34.5 cm (waist, flat) (leggings)
Place/s of Execution
Italy
Inscription
(a) label, centre back neckline, woven in blue on black synthetic fabric: Jean Paul
woven (diagonally) in blue on black synthetic fabric: GAULTIER
woven in blue on black synthetic fabric: MAILLE / MADE IN ITALY
(b) label, centre back waistline, woven in green synthetic thread on black synthetic fabric: Jean Paul
woven (diagonally) in green synthetic thread on black synthetic fabric: GAULTIER
woven in green synthetic thread on black synthetic fabric: HOMME / 46 / DRY CLEANING ONLY / MADE IN ITALY
Accession Number
1995.12.a-b
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1995
© Jean Paul Gaultier
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A men’s outfit of a colourful cardigan embroidered with Chinoiserie flowers on the side fronts. The knitted back features an ornate jacquard pattern with minute squares and circles in shades of blue, mustard and red. The sleeves also in a jacquard knit feature a variegated pattern in shades of mustard and yellow. Worn with short, tight black leggings.