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Medium
cotton
Measurements
143.5 cm (centre back) 53.0 cm (waist, flat) 115.0 cm (outer leg)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
label, centre back waistline, woven in blue on white polyester: Katie Pye / Sydney (map of Australia) Australia
Accession Number
2006.449
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 2006
© Katie Pye
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Sleeveless overdress with attached Nehru pants in two cream coloured cotton fabrics The bodice features wide cap sleeves, low tie front neckline and a decorative appliqué placket with long fabric streamers extending to a knee length skirt with a scalloped hemline formed from fabric ties looped through button hole openings. Wide balloon pants are attached underneath at the waist seam and are enclosed at the hemline bridge. The contrast pant cuffs are pleated and gathered in to the ankle.