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Outfit
1985 {The Beach Party Sirens Collection}

Medium
cotton, metal
Measurements
(a) 26.0 cm (centre back) 32.0 cm (sleeve length) (top)
(b) 84.0 cm (outer leg) 35.5 cm (waist, flat) (pants)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
(a) none
(b) label, centre back, printed in black on white polyester: SIRENS
label, centre back, printed in red on white cotton: M
label, centre back, printed in black on white cotton: 100% / cotton
label, centre back, printed in red on white cotton: (care instructions)
Accession Number
2008.575.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased 2008
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Outfit comprising lime green cotton bra top and black glazed cotton capri pants. a) Lime green cotton midriff top with large rounded cap sleeves, sweetheart bodice and diamond shaped cutout/window at centre back. Three decorative gold-coloured buttons at centre front. Fastens at nape and centre back with gold-covered buttons. b) Slim fit capri style pants in black glazed cotton with deep side pockets and v-shaped waistline at centre front and back. Three decorative gold-coloured buttons feature at centre front and one at each of the pockets. The pants fasten at rear with a short zip.