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Leaf tunic, jacket and sitting mats
1998-1999

Medium
screenprinted cotton
Measurements
(a) 40.0 cm (centre back) 65.0 cm (sleeve length) (Jacket)
(b) 98.0 cm (centre back) 65.0 cm (sleeve length) (Leaf Tunic)
(c-g) 29.0 × 29.0 × 6.0 cm (each) (Sitting Mats)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Accession Number
1999.74.a-g
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1999
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
(a) Worn over the tunic is a short jacket, made in pale green cotton. Cut in an assymmetrical manner, the proper right is cut acutely to the armhole. The proper left front panel hangs on a slight angle, draping loosely across the front of the tunic. (b) The Leaf print tunic, made in white cotton, has a simple round neckline and long sleeves. The hemline edge is slightly curved with slits at each side, giving the garment extra volume. Hand screenprinted with a random placement print, the tunic is decorated with tiny leaf print falling delicately across the surface. (c) - (g) Five sitting mats, covered with matching leaf print fabric.