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Medium
silk, acetate, nylon (tulle), metal
Measurements
(a) 38.5 cm (centre back) 70.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 57.0 cm (centre back) 34.5 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Accession Number
2005.575.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist’s family, 2005
Gallery location
Gallery 2
Ground Level, NGV Australia
Description
Red silk women's suit comprising bolero style jacket and full circle skirt. (a) The jacket features a short stand up collar, raglan sleeve and rounded overlapping front closure. The back sits higher above the waist and features an inverted pleat hanging from the neckline. (b) The skirt is attached to a narrow waistband and fastens down centre front with 5 buttons. Attached to the inner waistband is a black tulle underskirt of 3 layers providing volume.