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Minidress handpainted by Mary Shackman and designed by Gasworks

Made by Gasworks in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1972-1976.

Mary Shackman (b.1945) is an important Australian textile designer and artist. For over forty years Shackman’s textile designs have been used by some of Australia’s key fashion designers and manufacturer’s from Sportsgirl, Carla Zampatti, John J Hilton, Kenneth Pirrie and Mark & Geoffrey in the 1960s and 1970s to Nicola Finetti and Anthony Kendal in the 2000s.

Shackman describes her style as Bohemian and artistic and this collection of clothing and textiles exemplifies the versatility of Shack...

Summary

2007/14/7
Minidress, cotton, handpainted by Mary Shackman, designed and made by Gasworks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1974-1976

Wrap around halter neck style minidress which ties together at neck and waist. It has been handpainted with design of girl's face on front of skirt and a blue flower over each breast.

Dimensions

840 mm

Production

This material used in this dress was handpainted by Mary Shackman and the dress was designed and made by Gasworks.
Gasworks 1972-1976

Source

Gift of Mary Shackman, 2007
29 January, 2007

Cite this Object

Minidress handpainted by Mary Shackman and designed by Gasworks 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 June 2017, <https://ma.as/362922>
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