Collection Online
leather, metal
(a) 55.0 cm (centre back) 43.0 cm (width) (stud midriff)
(b) 45.0 cm (centre back) 31.4 cm (waist, flat) (mini skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
(a) label, inside back, woven in gold metallic thread on black cotton: Jenny Bannister
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 1998
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The sleeveless black leather midriff top is made from irregular scraps of leather joined together by silver metallic spiked studs. The pieces are not continous and form a series of open spaces where the skin is exposed. Matching black leather mini skirt has buckle fastening at waist and irregular hemline.