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99/6/7 Banner, 'Flamingo Park', rayon crepe / various fabrics, made by Linda Jackson, Australia, 1974. Click to enlarge.

'Flamingo Park' banner made by Linda Jackson

Designed
Jenny Kee collection of clothing, textiles, artwork and archive, Australia/England/Japan/Africa/USA 1967-1995

Jenny Kee (born Sydney 1947) is one of Australia's most important designers, best known for designing and retailing a unique range of colourful clothing and knitwear. One major theme links all aspects of this collection, Jenny Kee's love of Australia's unique natural environment. Her garments are a canvas for her artwork featuring images of native flora and fauna, the opal gem stone …

Summary

Object No.

99/6/7

Object Statement

Banner, 'Flamingo Park', rayon crepe / various fabrics, made by Linda Jackson, Australia, 1974

Physical Description

Long rectangular banner made of double layer of peach rayon crepe, with applique FLAMINGO PARK text in various fabrics.

Dimensions

Height

470 mm

Production

Notes

This banner was designed and made by Linda Jackson, Australia.

Jackson studied fashion design at Emily Macpherson College and photography at Prahan Technical College in Melbourne. In the late 1960's and early 70's she travelled through Asia, and lived in New Guinea in 1969. In 1972 Jackson worked in Paris and developed her interest in working with fabrics draped over a form. In 1973 Jackson showed her first range of clothing at the Bonython Gallery in Sydney and met Jenny Kee. Later that year Kee opened the 'Flamingo Park Frock Salon', filled with Jackson's 'Jackson Couture'. For the next, almost ten years, Jackson and Kee worked as prolific and highly successful collaborators, becoming internationally acclaimed for their contribution to a unique Australian style. In 1981 Jackson and Kee staged their last joint show and in 1983 Jackson launched 'Bush Couture'. See De Teliga, J., and Jackson, L., 'Linda Jackson, The Art of Fashion', Fontana, Australia, 1987.

This banner was made by Linda Jackson, Australia.

This banner was made in 1974.

History

Notes

This banner was used in the Queen Street Fair stall for Flamingo Park, Woollahra, Sydney,1974. Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson sold a range of their clothing at this stall.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1999

Acquisition Date

3 February 1999

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Flamingo Park' banner made by Linda Jackson 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 1 July 2022, <https://ma.as/167683>

Wikipedia

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