Jumpsuit by Farmer’s Young Sydney Shop

Made by Farmer and Company Limited in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1960-1970.

This collection of clothing reflects a period of immense change in Australia’s fashion landscape. Fashion in the 1960s was moving away from the unnaturally contrived silhouette of the cinched waist and voluminous petticoats synonymous with 1950s fashion. Dress shapes in the 1960s were simple with clean lines. The clothing featured in the collection embodies the essence of what was considered in the 1960s to be modern, youthful, daring and with the advent of the mini skirt, somewhat shocking. The...

Summary

2007/58/5
Jumpsuit, womens, cotton / metal, made by Farmer's Young Sydney Shop, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1960-1970

Womens cotton jumpsuit printed in red, white and navy floral design. Jumpsuit has short sleeves, mandarin collar and centre zipper fastening with a large metal zipper ring, single side patch pocket at waist height and self fabric tie belt. Both parts are machine sewn and unlined.

Production

The maker of the jumpsuit was Farmer's Young Sydney Shop between 1960 and 1970.
Farmer and Company Limited 1960-1970

Source

Gift of Carmen McGreal, 2007
4 June, 2007

Cite this Object

Jumpsuit by Farmer's Young Sydney Shop 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 November 2017, <https://ma.as/366102>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/366102 |title=Jumpsuit by Farmer's Young Sydney Shop |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=25 November 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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