Collection Online
linen, silk, plastic (buttons)
(a) 50.0 cm (centre back) 45.6 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 63.0 cm (centre back) 33.5 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Dr Joan Mulholland, 1995
Gallery location
Not on display
A two-piece black linen day suit. An easy fitting collarless jacket with a soft rounded shoulder line, three-quarter sleeve and wide bias cut basque and three centre front buttons. The skirt is knee length and finished with an 8.0 cm band linen with black silk crepe de chine rauleau in the construction seam.