Object StatementOutfit, 'Opal Passion', womens, consists of top, trousers, tabard, tie and bag, silk taffeta, print by Jenny Kee, outfit designed and made by Linda Jackson, Australia, 1982
Physical DescriptionTop: loose fitting top that has a V-neckline with a ragged edged cowl collar, long wide straight sleeves and long vents at side seams hem. The seams have ragged machine rolled edges. There are irregular cut out shapes scattered over the top which is made of printed silk taffeta, in reds, orange, brown, green, blue, yellow and white with a black ground. The design on the top is made up of jagged shapes and lines. It is machine sewn and fully lined with black silk.
Trousers: pair of loose fitting trousers made of the same fabric. The trousers have a full seat slim legs and are gathered onto an elasticed waist. They are machine sewn and partially lined with black silk.
Tabard: short loose fitting tabard to mid thigh length made of same fabric. It has a high, wide collar with eyeholes and machine rolled ragged edges. The tabard is machine sewn and fully lined with black silk.
Tie: long tie made of same fabric with ragged edge, machine sewn and fully lined with black silk.
Shoulder bag: small shoulder bag with abstract faces of Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson in same fabric and colours as the rest of the outfit. The bag has a long thin shoulder strap of black silk and it is machine sewn and fully lined with black silk.
MarksTop: blue and orange fabric label inside centre back 'Linda/Jackson', black and red fabric label 'Flamingo Park'.Handbag: same blue and orange label.