Collection Online
polyester chiffon, cotton calico
(a) 80.0 cm (centre back) 72.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 77.5 cm (centre back) 59.0 cm (sleeve length) (shirt)
(c) 108.0 cm (centre back) 40.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Wendy Marshall, 2008
Gallery location
Not on display
(a) White chiffon open fronted jacket with set in full length thick calico sleeves. The sleeves are wide with a small pleated gathering to the shoulders. The collarless jacket has raw cut edges with excess fabric to the front creating lapels. The chiffon allows all seams and panels to be visible creating a structured pattern. (b) Calico unstructured shirt with set in full length sleeves with single mother of pearl button fastenings to the single cuffs. The shirt features a decorative button hole 'fastening' to the centre front with a twist to the line at waist length. The shirt features a sewn down turn collar and centre back concealed zip fastening. The shirt has a patch pocket to the proper left chest. (c) Full length fine calico A line skirt with white chiffon bias cut overlay to 12.0cm above the calico hemline. The skirt fastens to the proper left side with concealed zip closure.