(a) 59.5 cm (centre back) 59.5 cm (sleeve length) (shirt) (b) 101.0 cm (outer leg) 38.5 cm (waist, flat) (jean) (c) 34.0 cm (centre back) 46.0 cm (waist, flat) (titi) (d) 108.0 × 33.3 × 25.5 cm (headpiece)
Place/s of Execution
Auckland, New Zealand
(a) label, centre back, woven in gold on red acetate: DORIS DE PONT / MADE IN NEW ZEALAND / 10 (b) label, centre back, woven in gold on red acetate: DORIS DE PONT / MADE IN NEW ZEALAND / 10 (c) label, inside front, stamped in silver on brown leather: DORIS DE PONT / genuine leather / made in new Zealand (d) none
Outfit comprising shirt, jean, titi and headpiece. The red cotton shirt features a cream coloured front panel hand-printed in black and yellow with a design drawn from an artwork by John Pule titled 'Lets Gather Here'. The shirt fastens centre back with a red zip. The dark brown sueded cotton jeans are hand-printed in red in a design drawn from the same artwork. The jeans have a fly front and pair of patch pockets at the back. The titi (dance skirt) has a wide leather waist belt, fastening with two buckles and fringed skirt made of hand-printed cotton. The moulded perspex headpiece was made by Margo Barton for Doris de Pont and features a printed design of hibiscus and detail of John Pule artwork.