Collection Online
plastic, cotton, metal
83.0 cm (centre back) 38.0 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, sewn on front, woven in white cotton on black cotton: Jenny Bannister for chai
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 A-line minishift is made from two tea towels printed with an image of a plate of Fish and chips, and the slogan 'The Great British Take-away', surrounded by a border of Union Jacks. The dress has a black cotton mesh yoke, outlined with blue cotton piping and trimmed with bright orange plastic ribbon. Each side fastens with six pairs of gold metallic eyelets, threaded with black plastic cord.