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Linocut outfit II
1985 {Rubbings from familiar places collection}

cotton, silk, acetate
(a) 120.0 cm (centre back) 42.5 cm (sleeve length) (coat)
(b) 113.5 cm (centre back) 33.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
(a) label, centre back neckline, printed in ink on white polyester: Katie / Pye
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 2006
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Outfit comprising long sleeved, loose fitting coat and ankle length halterneck dress in linocut hand-printed fabrics. The coat is pale green/brown/gold/dark blue printed silk organza and features two flat pockets adjacent to each side seam. At rear bodice there is a large decorative bow in printed organza attached to two additional panels. The full length, halterneck dress in pink/rust orange/blue is over-dyed with pink/purple/gold linocut hand prints. The dress features moss green piping at the front neckline which continues around the back. There is a V-shaped panel hemline with pleated inset panel and large decorative bow at lower CB. The dress fastens with a long zip at rear.