Linda Jackson Bush Couture

Key works

  • Left to right:
Flamingo Park, Sydney (fashion house)
Australia 1973–95
Linda Jackson (designer)
Australia 1950–
Harlequin 1977
silk (taffeta), rubber (elastic), cotton
a) 58.5 cm (centre back), 51.0 (width) (tunic top); b) 71.0 cm (centre back), 55.0 cm (sleeve length) (reversible shirt); c) 71.0 cm (centre back), 91.5 cm (sleeve length) (long sleeve top); d) 66.5 cm (centre back), 28.0 cm (waist flat) (skirt); e) 105.0 cm (outer leg), 52.0 cm (waist flat) (pants)
Wildflowers 1976
cotton, silk
a) 70.0 cm (centre back); 62.5 cm (sleeve length) (long sleeved top); b) 61.0 cm (centre front); 41.0 cm (width) (oval top); c) 77.4 cm (centre back); 35.0 cm (waist flat) (skirt); d) 64.0 cm (outer leg); 19.5 cm (width) (legging); e) 64.0 cm (outer leg); 19.5 cm (width) (legging); f) 116.0 x 113.0 (head scarf) 
Titania 1975
silk (chiffon)
90.0 cm (centre back); 33.0 cm (waist, flat)
Bush Couture (fashion house)
Australia 1982–91
Linda Jackson (designer)
Australia 1950–
Maasai Africa 1982–88
cotton, lycra, plastic, metal
a) 70.0 cm (centre back); 91.5 cm (width across shoulder) (zebra print top); b) 58.0 cm (centre back); 80.5 cm (width across shoulder) (Ndebele print pleat top); c) 88.5 cm (centre back); 27.5 cm (waist flat) (skirt)
d) 18.0 x 186.0 cm (sash); e) 34.5 x 194.0 cm (turban); f-bb) various
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2010 (2010.295.a-e), (2010.300.a-f), (2010.294.a-3), (2010.309.a-bb)
© Linda Jackson

    Left to right:
    Flamingo Park, Sydney (fashion house)
    Australia 1973–95
    Linda Jackson (designer)
    Australia 1950–
    Harlequin 1977
    silk (taffeta), rubber (elastic), cotton
    a) 58.5 cm (centre back), 51.0 (width) (tunic top); b) 71.0 cm (centre back), 55.0 cm (sleeve length) (reversible shirt); c) 71.0 cm (centre back), 91.5 cm (sleeve length) (long sleeve top); d) 66.5 cm (centre back), 28.0 cm (waist flat) (skirt); e) 105.0 cm (outer leg), 52.0 cm (waist flat) (pants)
    Wildflowers 1976
    cotton, silk
    a) 70.0 cm (centre back); 62.5 cm (sleeve length) (long sleeved top); b) 61.0 cm (centre front); 41.0 cm (width) (oval top); c) 77.4 cm (centre back); 35.0 cm (waist flat) (skirt); d) 64.0 cm (outer leg); 19.5 cm (width) (legging); e) 64.0 cm (outer leg); 19.5 cm (width) (legging); f) 116.0 x 113.0 (head scarf)
    Titania 1975
    silk (chiffon)
    90.0 cm (centre back); 33.0 cm (waist, flat)
    Bush Couture (fashion house)
    Australia 1982–91
    Linda Jackson (designer)
    Australia 1950–
    Maasai Africa 1982–88
    cotton, lycra, plastic, metal
    a) 70.0 cm (centre back); 91.5 cm (width across shoulder) (zebra print top); b) 58.0 cm (centre back); 80.5 cm (width across shoulder) (Ndebele print pleat top); c) 88.5 cm (centre back); 27.5 cm (waist flat) (skirt)
    d) 18.0 x 186.0 cm (sash); e) 34.5 x 194.0 cm (turban); f-bb) various
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2010 (2010.295.a-e), (2010.300.a-f), (2010.294.a-3), (2010.309.a-bb)
    © Linda Jackson

  • Linda JACKSON (designer)
Wildflowers 1976 (detail 3)


cotton, silk
(a) 70.0 cm (centre back)
62.5 cm (sleeve length) (long sleeved top)
(b) 61.0 cm (centre front)
41.0 cm (width) (oval top)
(c) 77.4 cm (centre back)
35.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
(d) 116.0 x 113.0 cm (head scarf)
(e-f) 64.0 x 19.5 cm (each) (leggings)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2010
2010.300.a-f


© Linda Jackson/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

    Linda JACKSON (designer)
    Wildflowers 1976 (detail 3)
    cotton, silk
    (a) 70.0 cm (centre back) 62.5 cm (sleeve length) (long sleeved top) (b) 61.0 cm (centre front) 41.0 cm (width) (oval top) (c) 77.4 cm (centre back) 35.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt) (d) 116.0 x 113.0 cm (head scarf) (e-f) 64.0 x 19.5 cm (each) (leggings)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2010
    2010.300.a-f
    © Linda Jackson/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

  • Bush Couture, Sydney (fashion house)
1982-94
Linda Jackson
Australian 1950-
Maasai Africa (1982-88) (detail)
cotton, lycra, plastic, metal, glass
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2010
© Linda Jackson

    Bush Couture, Sydney (fashion house)
    1982-94
    Linda Jackson
    Australian 1950-
    Maasai Africa (1982-88) (detail)
    cotton, lycra, plastic, metal, glass
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2010
    © Linda Jackson