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Medium
cotton
Measurements
(a) 105.0 cm (centre back) 33.5 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 159.0 × 4.5 cm (belt)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
(a) label, proper right side seam, woven in green on black polyester: MADE BY / Linda Jackson / ~ / SYDNEY
label, proper right side seam, woven in pink on navy polyester: Flamingo Park / SYDNEY
label, proper right side seam, printed in black on white cotton: ALL COTTON
Accession Number
1996.188.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Sally Gray, 1996
© Linda Jackson/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The short dress is made from a 1950s printed fabric, depicting Pierrot figures, ribbons and confetti, in pink and blue, on a black ground. The sleeveless dress has a sloping neckline, with one drawstring strap tied at the shoulder. It is gathered at the waist and tied with a matching belt.