Collection Online
wool, acetate, metal, plastic
(a) 47.5 cm (centre back) 56.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 19.5 × 98.0 cm (collar)
(c) 53.0 cm (centre back) 34.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
(a) label, centre back, woven in red on dark grey polyester: BRIGHID / LEHMANN
(b) none
(c) none
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2007
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Grey wool suit with cropped jacket and matching wool skirt. The jacket has a large detachable collar, fastened with a zip. The double breasted front is fastened with two mother-of pearl buttons. The front features a pair of welted breast pockets placed on angle and there are zip details on sleeves. Fully lined with black acetate. Matching straight skirt reaches to above the knee. Centre back metal zip, brown plastic button on waistband and short centre back split at hemline. Fully lined with mushroom coloured acetate.