Collection Online
wool, silk, wood
137.0 cm (centre back) 59.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, inner neckline, woven in black on white cotton: MAGG / MELBOURNE / SYDNEY / 10
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.