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Outfit comprising jacket and dress
1984 {Architectonic collection}

Medium
cotton, silk
Measurements
(a) 64.5 cm (centre back) 56.5 (sleeve length) (top)
(b) 126.5 cm (centre back) 46.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
(a) label, inner back neckline, woven in mint green on white polyester: Katie Pye / Sydney (map of Australia) Australia
(b) label, inner back neckline, woven in mint green on white polyester: Katie Pye / Sydney (map of Australia) Australia
Accession Number
2006.447.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 2006
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Batwing, long sleeve top in heavy mushroom linen with high V-neck collar and attached hemline panel. The sleeves feature slit openings with pointed panels that button down at side front and rear while the attached panel at hemline forms four rectangular pockets- two at front and two at rear. The inset shaped collar extends to two points at CF and is secured by two self covered buttons. Scoop neck, ankle length, singlet dress in two-tone pastel mint and mushroom fabric with contrast tie belt. The bodice of pastel mint slubbed fabric has deep armholes and joins at the waistline to a straight skirt of heavy mushroom coloured linen.