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The Speedway outfit, comprising a jacket, top and pants
1997

Medium
vinyl, nylon, spandex, polyester
Measurements
(a) 62.0 cm (centre back) 57.5 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 66.0 cm (centre back) 58.0 cm (sleeve length) (top)
(c) 104.0 cm (centre back) 79.0 cm (inner leg) (pants)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
1997.302.a-c
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1997
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
a) The vinyl jacket in white, red, yellow and black features a centre front applique design: FOOL, in red and :2 in yellow. The long white sleeves are highlighted with bands of black and red, with contrasting yellow stitiching. b) The white long sleeve top has a centre front ring zipper. The body is decorated with bands of black and orange. The body is decorated with bands of black and orange. The inner side of the sleeves are lightly padded and quilted. c) The black vinyl hipster pants feature orange decorative stitiching at the knees simulating protective knee pads.