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Medium
cotton, synthetic polymer paint, metallic paint, fabric dyes
Measurements
143.0 cm (centre back) 82.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Accession Number
2006.455
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 2006
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Hand-painted, hand dyed cotton kimono style poncho with wide square sleeves and panels. The front features a shawl collar extending down to triangular shaped panels. The sleeve is constructed from three rectangular panels. The entire garment is lino printed with metallic gold swirls and dyed in purple/pink/orange hues. The painted illustrations consist of faces, hands and a religious icon on the rear.