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Medium
cotton, metal
Measurements
(a) 65.0 cm (centre back) 4.5 cm (sleeve length) (top)
(b) 81.0 cm (centre back) 35.0 cm (waist) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
label, proper left collar, printed in blue ink on cream acetate: BLUES POINT / CHAPEL STREET
Accession Number
1998.179.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 1998
© Jenny Bannister
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The top and skirt are made from recycled khaki army clothing. The sleeveless top is decorated with various pocket flaps, button tabs and buckle straps placed randomly on the front and back. The matching flared skirt is decorated with patch pockets and button flaps placed on the diagonal.