Collection Online
cotton, elastic
(a) 186.0 × 20.5 cm
(b) 37.5 cm (outer leg) 28.0 (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
(b) label, centre back waist, woven in green on black polyester: (dancing woman) / CREATED BY / Linda Jackson
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Sally Gray, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The reversible patchwork wrap top is made from a variety of patterned and multicoloured 1940's and 1950's fabrics, edged with a red and white striped bias binding. Worn with pantaloon style shorts with an elasticised waist and legs, featuring a diagonal ribbon patchwork.