Collection Online
leather, plastic, metal (studs)
(a) 78.0 cm (centre back) 55.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b-c) 78.0 × 24.0 cm irreg. (leggings) (each)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 1998
© Jenny Bannister
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) Black leather mini dress with a choker collar fastening on proper left shoulder with seven black/silver studs. The dress features a series of clear plastic panels; the collar has a small rectangular insert (3.0 x 8.0 cm) the front has a square insert (11.0 x 21.0 cm) and the back has a large insert (42.0 x 26.0 cm). (b) Matching leggings in black leather, shaped from the upper thigh to the ankle, elasticised at the knee, with a leather stirrup strap to position the leggings under the foot. A metal zip fastening runs along the back of each legging.