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Medium
wool, velvet, acetate
Measurements
75.0 cm (centre back) 57.0 cm (sleeve length)
Inscription
label, sewn inside centre back neckline, woven in red on blue polyester: MARTIN GRANT
Accession Number
1999.320
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Rosslynd Piggott, 1999
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Jacket in pale grey wool fabric with welted seams and tailored curved front panels. Single sloping slit pocket on each front panel, lined with a green blue and white plaid acetate and dark green velvet. Fastening at the centre front with five shank buttons, covered with black and white wool selvedge edging, featuring random lettering. Shawl collar covered with dark green velvet. A pleated vent runs the length of the centre back, held in place with stitching at the waist. The jacket is fully lined with green, blue and white plaid acetate fabric .