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Jacket, trousers, top
1996 {spring-summer, Chrysalis collection}

Medium
wool, cotton, silk, leather, rayon, plastic, metal
Measurements
(a) 44.0 cm (centre back) 21.6 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 105.1 cm (outer leg) 34.4 cm (waist, flat) (trousers)
(c) 60.0 cm (centre back) 63.0 cm (sleeve length) (top)
Place/s of Execution
East Sussex, England
Inscription
(a) label, centre back neckline, woven in green acetate on black acetate: owen gaster / England / item23
(b) label, right of centre back zip inside waistline, woven in grey acetate on black acetate: OWEN GASTER / ENGLAND
(c) label, inside right seam above hemline, woven in green acetate on black acetate: owen gaster / England / item23
Accession Number
1996.204.a-c
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
An outfit comprised of three pieces; a tight fitting bomber jacket with wide collar and short puffed sleeves also finished with wide cuffs, low cut boot leg trousers with upper panels finishing in peaks above the knee, and a dark blue silk devore round neck, long sleeve top featuring motifs of bugs.