Collection Online
Requiem outfit
cotton, polyester, acetate, cotton (velvet), velcro, metal, spartre, silk, synthetic fabric
(a) 57.5 cm (centre back) 59.5 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 38.5 cm (centre back) 34.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
(c) 216.0 cm (outer circumference) 29.0 cm (height) 69.0 cm (width) (hat)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
(a) label, centre back, embroidered in gold metallic thread on black velvet cotton: Christopher / GRAF
(b) label, centre back, embroidered in gold metallic thread on black acetate: Christopher / GRAF
(c) label, centre back, woven in white on brown acetate: PHILLIP RHODES / MELBOURNE
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2010
© Christopher Graf
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
(a) Pink jacket with red contrast cuff and peplum. Wide draped white satin cowl decorated with black satin bows either side. Decorative gold coloured metal buttons. Partial front opening fastening with Velcro. Fastens at back with zip. Lined with pink acetate. (b) Short A-line navy skirt with large white polka dots. Lined with pale pink acetate. (c) Oversized black picture hat with sloping brim. Trimmed with black satin bow and synthetic red flower.