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Outfit comprising Margaret Fontaine jacket, pochetop and balloon pant
2005 {spring-summer}; 2005-2006 {Collecting atmosphere collection}

cotton, linen, silver screen-foil (print), plastic
(a) 66.5 cm (centre back) 64.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 52.0 cm (centre back) (top)
(c) 74.0 cm (outer leg) 39.0 cm (waist, flat) (pant)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
(a) label, stitched to inner neckline, white text woven on black ground: ESS / HOSH / IKA
(b) label, black text woven on white polyester ground and stitched to inner neckline: ESS .HOSHIKA LABORATORY
(c) label, black text woven on white polyester ground and stitched to inner waist: ESS .HOSHIKA LABORATORY
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2005
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
(a) Beige linen long sleeve jacket with triple collar, patch pockets and a centre front fastening of 5 buttons and a metal tab below collar. The jacket features raw edge seaming and a puff print in black and white of pockets on the actual pockets. There are 3 small buttons at either sleeve end. The jacket is unlined. (b) White loose fit scoop neck singlet top with wide rounded hem. The fabric is silver foil printed. Decorated with 3 large flap pockets either side of centre front decreasing in scale from top to bottom. (c) Wide black cotton 3/4 length pant with bagged hemline. There are 2 side pockets, a narrow waistband and zip fastening at centre back.