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Granny knit outfit
2009 {spring-summer 2009-10, Doilies and Pearls, Oysters and Shells collection}

Medium
cotton and metallic yarn, metallic paint, plastic and shells on synthetic material and vinyl, synthetic fleece lining, nylon lace, cotton thread, elastic, adhesive, varnish, synthetic thread, metal
Measurements
(a) 74.5 cm (centre back) 24.0 cm (sleeve length) (shumper)
(b) 117.5 cm (outer leg) 30.5 cm (waist, flat) (trackies)
(c) 77.0 cm (outer circumference) 22.5 cm (height) 5.0 cm (width) (hat)
(d) 25.5 × 18.5 × 1.0 cm (beard)
(e) 3.0 × 17.0 × 1.2 cm (moustache)
(f-g) 8.0 × 11.5 × 31.0 cm (each) (shoe)
(h) 16.0 × 34.0 × 6.5 cm (bum bag)
(i) 53.0 × 23.0 × 3.0 cm (necklace)
(j) 44.0 × 27.5 × 2.0 cm (necklace)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
(a) label, centre back neckline, stitched in coloured thread on black polyester: Romance was born
label, centre back neckline, stitched in white thread on black polyester: L
swing tag, proper right underarm, printed in ink on cardboard: (Swing Tag)
(b) label, centre back waistband, stitched in coloured thread on black polyester: Romance was born
label, centre back waistband, stitched in white thread on black polyester: M
swing tag, proper left side seam, printed in ink on cardboard: (Swing Tag)
(c) label, hot glued to centre hat, stitched in thread on black polyester: Romance was born
(d-e) none
(f-g) label, printed ink, in heel: NON LEATHER UPPER / NON LEATHER LINING / NON LEATHER SOLE / 10UK / MADE IN CHINA / 61437265
label, moulded in sole: Grosby
(h-j) none
Accession Number
2009.541.a-j
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2009
Gallery location
Not on display