Collection Online
wool, plastic (buttons)
(a) 99.0 cm (centre back) 61.5 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 107.0 cm (outer leg) 44.5 cm (waist, flat) (trousers)
Place/s of Execution
(a) label, inside centre back neckline, woven in yellow on black silk: Tom Gillies / TAILOR. HARWICK
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Fenton, 1963
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Black wool barathea suit with single breasted morning coat fastening with three buttons through centre front. Inside breast pockets (1888 after). At the rear, the back pleated vents are held with two buttons at seamed waist. There is one slit pocket at waist. The matching trousers have a raised waist line at back and button fastenings.