Collection Online
leather (cowhide), horn
(a) 109.0 cm (centre back) 41.0 cm (waist flat) (jerkin)
(b) 105.5 cm (centre back) 42.5 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
Place/s of Execution
Auckland, New Zealand
(a) label, centre back neckline, woven in black on white acetate: WORLD / NEW ZEALAND
(b) none
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2009
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
(a) Sleeveless brown and white cowhide jerkin with round neck. Fastens with one brown horn toggle at the centre neck. Design markings in biro and felt tip pen still visible on inside. (b) Sleeveless black and white cowhide shift dress with round neck. Approximately knee length.