Collection Online
Medium
linen, cotton, silk
Measurements
(a) 83.5 cm (centre back) 48.0 cm irreg. (sleeve length) (coat)
(b) 135.0 cm (centre back) 48.0 cm (inner leg) (jumpsuit)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
(a) label, centre back neckline, woven in blue on white polyester: KATIE PYE / SYDNEY (map of Australia) AUSTRALIA
(b) label, centre back neckline, woven in blue on white polyester: KATIE PYE / SYDNEY (map of Australia) AUSTRALIA
Accession Number
2006.448.a-b
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
Long grey linen coat with faint (woven) black vertical stripe. The coat features an irregular hemline with multiple pointed panels and a geometric patch pocket. The sleeves have a deep split up one side and can be tied to the shoulder line with strips of the same fabric. Jumpsuit with bodice of rose brocade, cream cotton trousers and overskirt of red cream striped silk fabric. The top has deep cut, cap sleeves and crosses at CF to form a plunging neckline. The wide-legged trousers have an irregular hemline and are covered by a skirt of floating panels with extra ties at the waistline for gathering.