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Medium
screenprinted wool, metal, diamanté, shell
Measurements
(a) 52.0 cm (centre back) 63.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 121.0 cm (centre back) 41.0 cm (waist, flat) (print dress)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
1997.3.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1997
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Outfit comprising Flying palette print jacket and dress. (a) Short double breasted jacket, with broad lapels. Front and back panels of grey wool have been hand silkscreen printed with a design consisting of winged hearts, easels and female torsos. The sleeves and lapels of black wool have the same design in white Texi-lac puff print. Fastening at the cuffs and at centre front with 6 paste buttons in flower design metal settings. (b) Long wool knit dress with button through back, round neck and long sleeves. Centre front panel has a red ground with a black and purple hand silkscreen printed design of winged hearts, easels and female torsos. The side and back panels have the same design in white Texi-lac puff print. Fastening at centre back with shell buttons.