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Jacket and two tube skirts
1982-1983 {autumn-winter collection Buffalo Gal}

wool, linen, polyester, cotton, horn
(a) 70.0 cm (centre back) (jacket)
(b) 140.0 cm (centre back) (tube skirt)
(c) 118.0 cm (centre back) (tube skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Great Britain
(c) label, inner centre back, printed in red on white ground: world's / end / McLAREN / WESTWOOD / BORN IN ENGALND
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Just Jeans Pty Ltd, Member, 1999
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
(a) The jacket in brown/cream/orange wool tweed has 3/4 length sleeves with pronounced pointed shoulders. The sleeves are cut on the bias and shaped by twisting the fabric under the arm. The jacket has notched lapels, the left hand side with a linen insert. The jacket fastens with six horn toggles and it is lined in cream cotton. (b) A skirt constructed with a tube of cream cotton knit, attached to matching tweed pleated skirt panel. (c) Tube skirt of cream cotton knit.