Collection Online
leather, metal
(a) 8.3 cm (centre back) 5.7 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 114.0 × 29.0 cm irreg. (leggings)
(c) 114.0 × 29.0 cm irreg. (leggings)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 1998
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The short dress has long sleeves and a zipper running the length of the centre front. Sections of the body and sleeves are ornateley pieced together with petal shaped pieces of leather. The centre front in mauve leather, is quilted to simulate a large breastplate. The leggings are constructed with silver petal-shaped leather pieces glued and studded into position. A metal zip runs down the centre back of each legging. The base of the leggings are finished with serrated edged spats.