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Actual Piece: Wrap Coat dress
2001
from Collection and Inspiration 2001

Medium
angora wool, silk jacquard, cotton thread
Measurements
34.0 × 36.5 cm (folded)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Accession Number
2001.827.6
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2001
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Actual Piece: Wrap coat dress, 1999 (autumn/winter). The Wrap coat dress in angora features armhole detail in beige silk jacquard and hand stitched border in black cotton. The dress has been folded to form a square parcel and fastened with wide hand sewn running stitches in red cotton thread around the outside edges. The front surface features the original armhole detail and opening running vertically down the central section. The reverse panel shows the black wool of the coat dress with the armhole detail in silk jacquard running vertically down the (facing) left edge of the square.

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