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Medium
cotton, acetate, plastic, metal
Measurements
(a) 79.5 cm (centre back) 65.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 81.5 cm (centre back), 70.5 cm (sleeve length) (shirt)
(c) 108.0 cm (outer leg) 42.5 cm (waist, flat) (trousers)
(d) 148.0 × 9.5 cm (tie)
Place/s of Execution
Auckland, New Zealand
Inscription
(a) label, proper right, woven in yellow on black acetate: WORLD / COUTURE!
inscribed, centre back, printed in ink on pink acetate: At Last / I’ve Found / My Sex Machine!!!
(b) label, centre back, woven in black on white acetate: WORLD
woven in white on black acetate: man
label, outside proper left seam, woven in white on black acetate: WORLD
(c) label, proper left back, printed ink on synthetic material: (care instructions)
(d) label, centre back, woven in white on black acetate: WORLD / NEW ZEALAND
Accession Number
2009.56.a-d
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2009
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Men’s outfit comprising floral cotton suit jacket and trousers in hues of pink, blue, green, mustard and taupe on cream ground, green and white plaid cotton shirt and matching green and white plaid cotton tie. (a) Single-breasted, cotton floral print suit jacket in hues of pink, blue, green, mustard and taupe on cream ground. Fastens at centre front with two cream plastic buttons. Features two pockets at hip and one top proper right breast pocket. Back of jacket has two pleat details either side of lower back. Jacket is lined in light pink acetate and features ink inscription centre back that reads: At Last I’ve Found My Sex Machine!!! Internal breast pockets can also be found inside proper left and right. Each sleeve fastens at wrist with three vertical plastic cream buttons. (b) Long sleeve, green and white plaid cotton shirt with standard collar. Fastens with seven white plastic buttons down centre front and one on cuff of each sleeve. Buttons feature the inscription “World”. (c) Cotton, floral print, straight leg trousers in hues of pink, blue, green, mustard and taupe on cream ground. Fastens at centre front with hidden, maroon zipper, silver metal hook fastening and one cream, plastic button. Features six belt loops in self fabric, two side pockets and one pocket at back, proper left that fastens with one cream plastic button. Trousers are not lined. (d) Green and white plaid cotton tie with navy acetate lining.