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polycaprolactone, metallic paint, leather
(a) 28.0 × 28.0 cm irreg. (bikini top)
(b) 20.0 cm (centre back) (bikini pants)
(c) 68.0 cm irreg. (outer circumference) 29.0 cm irreg. (height) 14.0 cm (width) (cap)
(d) 15.0 × 11.5 × 10.0 cm (cuff)
(e) 15.0 × 10.0 × 10.0 cm (cuff)
(f-g) 12.0 × 27.0 × 13.0 cm (each) (sandals)
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 bra top is moulded from polycaprolactone in an open design and painted gold. The top has one shoulder strap, and is decorated along the neckline with nine metal flowers, threaded onto the grid with fishing line. The pants are a gold lame G-string, fastening with Velcro and overlaid with the plastic grid painted gold. The cloche style hat is open at the crown and has curled edges around the face and along the bottom edge. It is made with polycaprotactone in a grid design and painted gold, and decorated with seventeen metal flowers. The matching sandals are formed with one piece of the polycaprolactone grid which forms the sole and curves up over the side of the foot, fastening with metallic leather strap and decorated with a single metal flower at the toe. The cuffs are made with the same gold grid and decorated with metal flowers.