Collection Online
Hot pink dress
lycra, nylon, lamb hide, plastic, metal
(a) 346.0 cm (centre back) 31.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 42.0 cm × 80.5 cm (corset)
Place/s of Execution
Auckland, New Zealand
(a) label, centre back neck, woven in black on white acetate: WORLD / NEW ZEALAND
(b) label, centre back waist, woven in black on white acetate: WORLD / NEW ZEALAND
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2009
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
Hot pink fitted, stretch lycra jersey dress with long sleeves and yellow sheepskin cummerbund / corset. (a) Fitted dress in pink stretch lycra jersey with round neckline and very long sleeves tapering to a point with slit opening at underside of sleeve. Single slit opening for legs at centre front of dress to very long train tapering to a point. (b) Deep cummerbund in bright yellow lamb’s hide constructed in three panels with straight (cut) edge at top and un-cut edge at bottom. Fastening at centre back with zipper. Worn with fleece against body and hide outermost.