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Fluorescent spirals, outfit
1984

Medium
screenprinted cotton
Measurements
(a) 72.0 cm (centre back) 13.0 cm (width across shoulders) (top)
(b) 81.0 cm (centre back) 33.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
none
Accession Number
1998.57.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1998
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
(a) The sleeveless top is printed with a spiral pattern in fluorescent orange, pink, purple and yellow on a blue ground. This unusual toop has attached side panels, which can be worn loose or wrapped around the body. (b) The matching skirt is printed with a spiral pattern in fluorescent purple, yellow, red and pink on an orange ground. The skirt has a deep waistband and is gathered with triangular side wraps that give extra fullness or can be tied to constrict the bulk of the fabric