Collection Online
cotton, metal
104.0 cm (centre back) 48.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
label, inner neckline, woven in red on dark green cotton: Katie Pye / Sydney (map of Australia) Australia
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 2006
© Katie Pye
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
Sky blue, low waisted cotton dress with gathered skirt featuring large patch pockets at either side. The bodice comprises a central panel of ruched white cotton framed by red appliqué strips which follow through to form a funnel collar neckline, fastening with three silver press studs. The dress has geometric detailing of red appliquéd cotton strips with of two horizontal bands encircling the top bodice and waistline, and two vertical bands running from front to rear waistline, which also form the shoulder straps.