Collection Online
screenprinted cotton, nylon, plastic
48.0 × 38.0 × 14.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, front, woven in red and black polyester on white polyester: SARA THORN / ABYSS STUDIO / BRUCE SLORACH
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1997
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Backpack-style bag in black canvas, with upper surface a laminated white canvas 'Polka-dot' design (1986) in red and black depicting angel heads, coins and pirates. The bag has two padded shoulder straps, a large front pocket and a zip running around the outside edge. The top loop and adjustable straps are black woven nylon, fastened with plastic buckles.