Collection Online
cotton calico, beading, cotton thread
43.5 × 37.0 cm (folded)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2001
© Courtesy of the artist
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Actual Piece: Beaded dress, 1998-99 (spring/summer). Cotton calico beaded dress folded into a small square parcel and hand sewn in place with wide red cotton running stitches. The beaded design depicts perched birds, sprawling vines and trumpet shaped flowers in a single thread of opalescent white, grey and silver beads stitched to the surface of the fabric.