- cotton, plastic, metal
- (a) 52.5 cm (centre back) 58.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 55.0 cm (centre back) 32.5 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
- Place/s of Execution
- Melbourne, Victoria
- Accession Number
- Australian Fashion and Textiles
- Credit Line
- National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
- Gallery location
- Not on display
- Suit comprising navy blue cotton twill jacket and matching pencil skirt.
a) Navy blue cotton twill high-necked jacket constructed from eight vertical panels. The jacket has broad shoulders, long sleeves and narrows at the waistline before flaring out over the hipline. The front finishes at mid-thigh in waistcoat-style sharp points while at rear the jacket finishes at the waist with a short peplum. The jacket fastens with seven purple plastic buttons down centre front. There are two angled false pockets at front hipline, a back waist tab with two buttons and two decorative buttons at each cuff.
b) Navy blue cotton twill pencil skirt with straight front and narrow waistband. Fastens at rear with a short, exposed metal zip which ends above three tiers of short ruffles across centre back panel.