Collection Online
Medium
cotton, linen
Measurements
121.0 cm (centre back) 42.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
label, centre back waist, woven in pale green on white polyester: KATIE PYE / SYDNEY (map of Australia) AUSTRALIA
Accession Number
2006.450
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 2006
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Drop waist cream cotton and lines dress with open appliqué bodice, long sleeves and gathered and layered skirt. The bodice features an open work appliqué panel of scroll and lattice design with V-neck (bib) at front and rear. The skirt is gathered to the waist in two tiers. The underskirt of calico has small geometric cut out sections decorating the hemline with an overskirt of wide ‘ribbons’ caught up with fabric ties encircling the waist. The sleeves are constructed of several fabric layers and are also caught up with fabric ties at either side.