Collection Online
wool, silk, wood
137.0 cm (centre back) 59.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Anthea Ball in memory of Mrs Gladys Ball, 2004
Gallery location
Not on display
Full-length cream bonclé coat with a woven red and blue check and contrast patchwork appliqué in blue, red, cream and burgundy checks. The coat has long sleeves with button details at the cuffs, a high rounded collar and lapel, two concealed pockets and is double breasted, fastening with 4 circular blue plastic buttons and 2 hidden press studs at front. The skirt and bodice sections are separate, with the lower section featuring small gathers at the hipline. The coat is fully lined in cream silk.