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The Nomad outfit, comprising a cardigan, top, pants and hat

wool, nylon, polyester
(a) 66.0 cm (centre back) 59.0 cm (sleeve length) (cardigan)
(b) 62.0 cm (centre back) 59.0 cm (sleeve length) (top)
(c) 108.0 cm (centre back) 79.0 cm (inner leg) (pants)
(d) 26.0 cm (height) 62.0 cm (outer circle) (hat)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1997
Gallery location
Not on display
a) A multi-coloured hand knitted cardigan has a high roll collar and a centre front zip fastener. Several sections of the cardigan have a textured appearance created by using a coarser wool. A series of bright green yellow, orange, red and purple stripes dominate the design of the centre front and back. b) The top in purple nylon has a high roll collar and long fitted sleeves. c) The hipster flares are made in a woolen tweed, in purple, red, yellow and green. d) The hat is a simple multi-coloured handknitted cap decorated with six handknitted stuffed toy dolls. Each is a different colour and has simple embroidered facial features in black.