Collection Online
viscose rayon, cotton
69.0 cm (centre back) 51.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, inside centre front, woven in cotton: Side-saddle
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Carolyn Fels, 1997
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The combination top and shorts made in one piece, in musk pink plush velvet, fastens at the centre back with a zipper. The jump-shorts have a high turtleneck collar, close-fiting sleeves and the shorts have deep cuffs. The garment is decorated at the centre front with an appliqué black velvet depiction of the zodiac figure Sagittarius.