Convict suit, date unknown, colour unknown, this suit was issued in Tasmania.
Baiba Berzins, The Coming of Strangers : Life in Australia 1788-1922, (Sydney: Collins Australia/State Library of NSW, 1988), 81.
Henri Matisse, Costume for a Mourner, c1920. The nightingale,the Russian Ballet. Reproduced from National Gallery of Australia Website
|Japanese formal haori or topcoat, Meiji Era (1868–1912). |
Hand woven silk, and hand made. Reproduced from Japanese Textile Art Website.